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Centre briefs all-party MPs on standoff with China

15 July 2017

India has joined the United States in its strategic designs in the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean region which is aimed at containing China.

Mr Baglay also declined to comment on the recent meeting between the top Chinese envoy and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, saying that the Ministry of External Affairs does not comment on activities of embassies or political parties.

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said India and Pakistan are important South Asian countries but the situation in Kashmir has attracted the attention of the global community.

Both India and Pakistan control portions of Kashmir, though both nations stake a claim to the entire region.

After China rejects all talks till the Indian government calls off its troops from the Sikkim stand-off, the External Affairs Ministry has called for an all-party meeting on Friday.

Referring specifically to the tri-junction politico-military impasse in Doklam involving China, India and Bhutan, Czarnecki said, "On June 16, China's unilateral move to build a motorable road from Dokala in Doklam area towards the Bhutan Army camp in Zornpelri is an illustration of this policy".

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"It must be underlined that Bhutan has been negotiating with China directly on its border issues since 1984".

Moving further with their article Kristensen and Norris said that the two-stage, solid- fuel, rail-mobile Agni-2, an improvement on the Agni-1, which can deliver a nuclear or conventional warhead more than 2,000 kilometres is probably targeted on western, central, and southern China. "Those channels will continue to be used", External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay said when asked about the almost month-long stand off in Doklam. After the meeting, Sitaram Yechury of the CPI (M) said the government assured them that "they'll tackle the situation through dialogue".

"That adjustment will result in significantly new capabilities being deployed over the next decade that may influence how India views nuclear weapons' role against Pakistan", they added, noting that the country is developing at least four more missile systems.

But the next day, China retorted the border dispute this time "is different" and that India "illegally trespassed".

Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party leader Ramvilas Paswan said: "All parties were agreed that there cannot be compromise on issue of national interest".

Troops from the two sides then confronted each other close to a valley controlled by China that separates India from Bhutan - a close Indian ally - and gives China access to the so-called Chicken's Neck, a thin strip of land that connects India to its remote northeastern regions.

Centre briefs all-party MPs on standoff with China