China deploys long-range CSS-5 missiles close to Indian borders

New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): China has deployed longer range CSS-5 missiles close to the regions bordering India and developed contingency plans to move airborne forces at short notice to the region.

"Despite increased political and economic relationship between India and China. Tensions remain along the Sino-India borders with rising instances of border violation and aggressive border patrolling by Chinese soldiers," The Pentagon in a report to the US Congress said.

"The US has not observed any anomalous increase in military capabilities along the Sino-India border," a senior US Defence Department Official was quoted as saying.

It has been reported that taking into account that China is maintain its position on what its territorial claim is, both Beijing and New Delhi have been able to deal with this dispute using confidence-building measures and diplomatic mechanisms to be able to maintain relative stability in that border area. (ANI)

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