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28 August 2017 Military News

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  • Tillerson Meets Trump, Pence Amid Speculation of Impending Exit August 28, 2017 5:08 PM Peter Heinlein - Speculation is rife in Washington that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may soon leave the administration, following comments he and an aide made to reporters over the past two days. The news website Axios on Monday reported that Trumps frustration with Tillerson had bubbled over after a recent meeting on Afghanistan. "Rex just doesn't get it; he's totally establishment in his thinking," Trump said, according to a source quoted by Axios.

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  • India and China Reach Agreement to End Tense Border Standoff August 28, 2017 10:00 AM Anjana Pasricha NEW DELHI India and China have reached an agreement to end the most serious confrontation in decades between the Asian giants along a disputed border in the eastern Himalayas.
  • China confirms India's withdrawal of troops, equipment from Dong Lang Xinhua | 2017-08-28 - China on Monday confirmed via on-site checks that India has withdrawn personnel and equipment from Dong Lang (Doklam) after a military stand-off lasting more than two months.
  • China remains silent on road construction near Doklam 28 Aug 2017 RSTV Bureau - Downplaying Indias announcement of a mutual agreement to disengage in Dokalam, China claimed its soldiers continued to patrol the area and said India had withdrawn its troops on Monday. China also remained silent on its plans to build a road, which sparked the prolonged standoff in the Dokalam area near Sikkim, and said it would make adjustments with the situation on the ground.

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