BEIJING-Beijing is objecting to an Indian aerial vehicle's intrusion into its airspace after the unmanned vehicle crashed in Chinese territory.
The loss in communication was due to a technical error, which is being investigated, the statement said, adding that Indian border personnel, following standard protocol, immediately informed their Chinese counterparts. "In response, Chinese side reverted with location details". The exact cause of the incident is under investigation. "Matter being dealt with in accordance with established protocols", the defence ministry added.
The Chinese military alleged on Thursday that an Indian drone intruded into China's airspace and crashed.
In 2015, Pakistan's armed forces shot down a drone near the Line of Control with India, which later turned out to have been manufactured in China. "We express strong dissatisfaction and opposition", Zhang Shuili, a military official in China's western battle zone command, was quoted as saying in a ministry statement.
While India and Bhutan said that it violated the status quo along the India-Bhutan-China worldwide trijunction, Beijing claimed that it was China's territory.
Chinese border troops "took a professional and responsible attitude" and carried out identification verification of the device, said Mr Zhang.
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"We will fulfil our mission and responsibility and defend China's national sovereignty and security resolutely", he said.
Chinese military's western theatre command jurisdiction covers nearly all of the 3488-km Line of Actual Control (LAC), including Tibet's border region with India and the Ladakh region.
The 73-day stand-off ended in August with troops of both nations pulling back their troops from the disputed territory claimed by both Bhutan and China.
The standoff began in mid-June after Chinese troops started building a road on the remote Doklam plateau.
From India to Vietnam, Singapore, South Korea and the South China Sea, China is recalibrating neighbourhood policy during Xi s second tenure, Wang Xiangwei, former Chief-Editor of Hong Kong-based South China Morning post, said.