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Officials confirmed that the face-off between Indian and Chinese troops on the disputed Doklam plateau was a central theme at both meetings. The Indian foreign ministry was even more ambiguous when asked whether Sushma and Dorji had discussed the Doklam standoff. The standoff began after China started extending a road in the Doklam region, which Bhutan also claims, on June 16. China claims undisputed ownership of Doklam while Bhutan has in its only public statement on the spat argued that the region is disputed. Troop readiness Indian military has increased operational readiness along the eastern Indian border with China, Reuters quoted sources as saying.

Source: The Telegraph August 11, 2017 21:11 UTC