Both India and China blame each other for the clash in a disputed Himalayan region that left 20 Indian soldiers dead and more than 70 injured.
Making sense of what led to the crisis and how it will impact Sino-Indian relations.
The comments follow an Indian government source's claim that Beijing has released 10 Indian soldiers it captured during Monday's deadly Galwan Valley skirmish. China blames India for the military clash that left 20 Indian troops dead.
China and India have blamed each other for the clash at Galwan Valley in the western Himalayas on Monday, which killed at least 20 Indian soldiers.
The army began returning the remains of soldiers killed during a deadly border clash in the disputed Galwan Valley.
There is an understanding between the nuclear-armed neighbours that despite their decades-old failure to demarcate their huge border, their troops in the disputed and inhospitable region will not use firearms.
Top generals of both sides meet in a Himalayan outpost in Chinese-controlled Kashmir, in a bid to end the latest frontier showdown between the powerful armies. It wasn't immediately clear what the talks yielded.
"United States is ready, willing and able to mediate or arbitrate their now raging border dispute," US President Trump tweets, as troops of both countries remain locked in a standoff in India-administered Kashmir's Ladakh region.
Indian observers say thousands of troops from both sides face each other in Galwan Valley following controversial Indian construction in high-altitude Ladakh area of India-administered Kashmir, scene of a brief but bloody war in 1962 that India lost.
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