China on Wednesday blamed India again for provoking a military clash at the border earlier this month that left at least 20 soldiers dead.
China also urged New Delhi to “meet China halfway” in restoring peace and stability along their disputed frontier high in the Himalayas.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said that “the right and wrong is very clear and the responsibility lies entirely with the Indian side.”
He reasserted China’s claim that the confrontation on June 15 in the Galwan Valley, part of the disputed Ladakh region, occurred on China’s side of the Actual Line of Control and Indian forces had illegally entered Chinese territory.
“The responsibility is entirely not on the Chinese side,” Zhao said at a daily briefing.
Commanders agreed Monday to disengage their forces in their first meeting since the confrontation.