Lavrov to meet with Indian, Chinese top diplomats on December 11

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While India and Bhutan said that it violated the status quo along the India-Bhutan-China worldwide trijunction, Beijing claimed that it was China's territory.

The Indian drone "intruded" into China's airspace and crashed recently, and China's border troops have conducted identification and verification over the vehicle, said Zhang Shuili, deputy head of the combat bureau of the Western Theatre Command's joint staff department.

China on Thursday claimed an Indian drone "invaded" Chinese airspace before crashing on its side across the Sino-Indian western border, with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) alleging that India violated China's territorial sovereignty. India had objected to the construction highlighting its security concerns. Wang will attend the foreign ministerial meet of Russia, India, and China.

There were media reports then that Wang had put off his visit to India to protest New Delhi's decision to allow the Dalai Lama to travel to Arunachal Pradesh. The road was being built by the Chinese troops in the area also claimed by Bhutan.

The diplomat added that the parties would discuss coordination of efforts within the UN, BRICS (that involves Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the G20, the East Asia Summit (EAS) and the ASEAN Regional Security Forum.

In the Doklam Standoff and relations with Japan, Chinese propaganda machine has fanned a new round of nationalistic fervour against, the two countries, Wang wrote in an article in the Post recently, referribng to India and Japan. "To the credit of the Chinese leadership, Beijing has taken note and started to adjust its diplomatic approach in recent months", he said.

China has invited India to join President Xi Jinping's new "Silk Road" project to revive ancient trade routes from Asia to Europe and Africa.