Amid Indo-China face off at Eastern Ladakh, the Chinese Army has also reportedly eyeing to occupy some part of Bhutanese territories.
According to reports, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has infiltrated five areas of Western Bhutani territories and claimed a new boundary approximately 40 kilometer inside Bhutan.
Indian government has reportedly alerted Bhutan about Chinese plot at the highest level.
China is increasing border disputes with Bhutan to increase pressure on Bhutan for solving the border disputes.
Since the Doklam dispute in 2017, China has been preparing roads, helipads and troops near the Bhutan border.
China increased pressure on Bhutan to agree its boundary till Gyemochen, Zee News reported.
Since Doklam standoff, PLA is aggressively patrolling at Bhutan-China border and constructing roads, military infrastructure and helipads close to Bhutan border, said a top security official.
China recently staked claim over the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in Bhutan at the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council and opposed funding to the project.
Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the eastern most part of the country in Trashigang Dzongkhag, Eastern Bhutan bordering Arunachal Pradesh.