Our Armed Forces scrupulously follow consensus reached by leaders and guidance provided by them in border management, says MEA
“INDIA is committed to the objective of maintenance of peace and tranquility in the border areas,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said on stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh. He said that Chinese and Indian Armed Forces scrupulously follow the consensus reached by leaders of the two countries on the situation in Eastern Ladakh. “At the same time, we remain firm in our resolve to ensure India’s sovereignty,” he said.
The MEA spokesperson said that the Indian troops take a very responsible approach towards border management and strictly follow the procedures laid out in various bilateral agreements with China to resolve any issue that may arise in the border areas.
Engaged with China to resolve dispute: India over Trump’s mediation offer
INDIA on Wednesday said that it was engaged with China to resolve the border issue while reacting to US President Donald Trump’s offer to mediate between the two countries to settle the festering dispute. “We are engaged with the Chinese side to peacefully resolve it,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said, replying to a volley of questions at an online media briefing. In the midst of the tense border stand-off between India and China, Trump on Wednesday said he was “ready, willing and able to mediate” between the two countries. “We have informed both India and China that the United States is ready, willing and able to mediate or arbitrate their now raging border dispute,” Trump said in a tweet.