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Indian diplomat to skip Olympics after China honours Galwan Valley soldier 

Scroll | 03/02/2022 06:50 PM | Click to read full article

India on Thursday said that its charge d’affaires at the embassy in Beijing city would not attend the opening or closing ceremonies of the 2022 Winter Olympics after China’s decision to choose a People’s Liberation Army regiment commander involved in the Galwan Valley clash as a torchbearer, PTI reported.

At a press conference, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that the Chinese action of honouring the commander was “regrettable”.