Submit photo of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s bilateral meeting with Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi in Beijing, on August 12,2019 (PTI)
n a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan gave a short account of the four-month-long standoff and said the Chinese side tried to transgress the Line of Actual (LAC) in a number of areas of the western sector because mid-May.
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India and China are expected to continue military and diplomatic talk with execute the contract reached in between their foreign ministers recently to bring back peace and tranquillity in the border areas, the government stated on Wednesday on the standoff in eastern Ladakh. In a written reply to a concern in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan gave a brief account of the four-month-long standoff and said the Chinese side attempted to transgress the Line of Actual (LAC) in several areas of the western sector considering that mid-May.
” These attempts were invariably met with a proper response from us,” he said. Muraleedharan stated senior commanders of the 2 sides on June 6 had actually settled on a process for disengagement, and consequently, ground commanders held a series of meetings to execute the agreement reached.
” Nevertheless, the Chinese side left from this agreement to respect the LAC and attempted to unilaterally alter the status quo, as an outcome of which a violent face-off occurred in the late night and night June 15,” he said referring to the Galwan Valley clashes.
He likewise talked about the contract reached in between 2 countries following talks in between External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on September 10 in Moscow.
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