Tensions on the Chinese border are at an all-time high. Despite several rounds of talks at the diplomatic and military levels, the situation has not changed significantly. There are armed forces on both sides. In such a situation, Foreign Minister SK. Jayashankar hinted that the unrest at the border had a direct impact on the relationship.
“There should be peace and stability along the Line of Actual Control in the border areas … If it becomes turbulent, it will have an impact in reality and we are looking at it,” he said.
Jayashankar spoke about the rise of India and China in the midst of the global crisis – 2006 was a turning point in the world, where India and China emerged in the midst of the global financial crisis. We have entered a world of visible economic renaissance. “Contributing, assisting and participating in Africa’s development is in our strategic interest,” Jayashankar said during an event on Saturday. If Africa becomes one of the global axes, it is better for us.
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There must be peace and tranquility on the border of real control in the border areas … If these are deeply disrupted, it will definitely affect the relations and this is what we are seeing: Foreign Minister S. Jayashankar at a function pic.twitter.com/TSdJ4sB44f
– ANI (@ANI) October 17, 2020
Before this, On Friday, Foreign Minister S Jayashankar said that the presence of heavily armed Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh posed a serious security challenge to India. Jayashankar said the violent clashes on the Indo-China border in the Ladakh sector in June had had a profound public and political impact and had led to a serious upsurge in relations between India and China.
“There are huge numbers of troops (PLAs) in that part of the border today, they are armed and this is a very serious security challenge before us,” Jayashankar said in an online program organized by the Asia Society. On June 15, 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a violent clash in the Galvan Valley in eastern Ladakh, further escalating tensions between the two countries. Soldiers from China’s People’s Liberation Army also suffered casualties, but did not give clear numbers.
Jaishankar said that India has built relations with China over the last 30 years and the basis of these relations was peace and tranquility along the Line of Actual Control. He said there had been a number of agreements since 1993 that outlined the peace and tranquility that would limit the number of troops arriving at the border and determine how to manage the border and the troops stationed along the border. How to behave when moving towards each other.
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