november memories / 23

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

23rd November, 1962 : Chinese troops halted their advance into India with the whole of the Assam Plains at their mercy. With victory secure, China has proposed a cease-fire and talks and says it will withdraw its troops 12 miles behind the boundaries that existed in 1959. An Indian Foreign Office spokesman said his country’s attitude to these proposal was: “Let’s wait and see.”

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