By: PTI | New Delhi |
December 11, 2020 8:28:40 pm
A file picture of Indian and Chinese personnel on the LAC. (ANI)India on Friday stated the army standoff in japanese Ladakh within the final six months has been a results of the actions by China which sought to impact a “unilateral change” within the standing alongside the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
The feedback by External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava got here at a media briefing when requested concerning the contemporary feedback by the Chinese international ministry blaming India once more for the border scenario in japanese Ladakh.
“Our position has been very clear and has been articulated several times in the past. The situation that we have seen since the last six months has been a result of the actions of the Chinese side which has sought to effect a unilateral change in status along the LAC in eastern Ladakh,” he stated.
“These actions are in violation of the bilateral agreements and protocol on ensuring peace and tranquillity along the LAC in the India-China border areas,” Srivastava added.
A Chinese international ministry spokesperson on Thursday blamed India once more for the border standoff in japanese Ladakh.“We have taken note of the Chinese side’s statement that it observes ‘strictly the agreements between the two sides and is committed to resolving the border issue through dialogue and safeguarding peace and tranquillity’ in the border areas. We expect that the Chinese side will match its words with actions,” Srivastava stated.
The armies of India and China are locked in a tense border standoff in japanese Ladakh since early May. Both sides have held a number of rounds of army and diplomatic talks. However, no breakthrough has been achieved but.
Srivastava stated the 2 sides have continued to take care of communication by diplomatic and army channels.“It is our expectation that the further discussions will help both sides to achieve an agreement on a mutually acceptable solution for ensuring complete disengagement in all friction points along the LAC in the Western sector and full restoration of peace and tranquillity as early as possible,” he stated.
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