Times Now Impact: China considers MEA's request of helping stranded Indian sailors; talks underway

Close to 39 Indian sailors have been stranded in three different ships on the coast of China for the last few months. Times Now's relentless coverage has finally proved successful as the Ministry of External Affairs took note of the situation and wrote to its Chinese counterpart. Sources have now informed that China is examining the request put forth by the Ministry of External Affairs, India. An end to sailors' ordeal can be put very soon. There is now a possibility of crew change, which China is considering. This move comes after Beijing initially refused to end sailors' ordeal and denied listening to any such requests.