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China on Monday said that the situation along the border with India was “stable and controllable overall” and that both countries have “uninterrupted connectivity” to resolve issues through dialogue and discussion. The remarks by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijan came amid the ongoing deadlock over the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between the armies of the two countries.
Zhao said, “China has been implementing the consensus created between the leaders of the two countries.” We have uninterrupted channels and hope that we can resolve the related issue through dialogue and discussion. “He said this in response to a question related to the remarks of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. Singh said that India border issues But will not let your dignity come on.
Rajnath Singh in an interview to a news channel on Saturday (May 30) said that India would not allow its “pride” on the border issue, but was committed to resolving the dispute between the two big neighbors through negotiations. He said, “I want to assure the country that we will not let the pride of India come under any circumstances. India is following a clear policy of maintaining good relations with neighboring countries and this new approach Not. We have been following this for a long time. Sometimes a dispute with China arises. It has happened before. “
Singh had said, “India is trying to ensure that tensions do not escalate.” This should be resolved through dialogue at the military and diplomatic levels. Negotiations continue between the two countries at the military and diplomatic levels. “Regarding Rajnath Singh’s remarks, Zhao said,” China has been implementing the consensus reached between the leaders of the two countries. We are looking forward to our national sovereignty, security and But are committed to maintaining stability.
Now overall the situation in our border areas is stable and controllable,” Zhao said at a media briefing here. We have uninterrupted channels and hope that we can properly resolve the related issue through dialogue and discussion. India said on Wednesday (May 27) that it was talking with China to settle the border dispute peacefully. The remarks in New Delhi came after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate on the border issue between India and China.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Anurag Shrivastava said in an online media briefing in response to questions, “We are talking with China to find a peaceful solution to it.” Have established mechanisms at both the military and diplomatic levels for a peaceful resolution of the situation through dialogue and through these means they are continuing to talk. “
There has been a continuous standoff between the Indian and Chinese armies in Ladakh and Sikkim for several weeks. On May 5 in the Pangong Tso Lake area in eastern Ladakh, soldiers of both countries clashed with iron rods and sticks. During this time there was also stone pelting between the two sides. Many soldiers of both countries were injured in this incident.
Subsequently, about 150 soldiers from India and China clashed near Naku La Pass in the Sikkim sector in which at least 10 soldiers from both sides were injured.
There was a 73-day standoff between the troops of the two countries in Doklam in 2017.