Amid deadlock with the Chinese army in the eastern region of Ladakh, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday that India is committed to resolving the border issue peacefully and we have conveyed to the neighboring country through diplomatic and diplomatic means that the status quo Any attempt to change unilaterally would be unacceptable. During this, he said that China is violating many bilateral agreements. He further said that our army has also displayed bravery with restraint.
In his statement in Rajya Sabha on the situation in East Ladakh, Rajnath Singh said that we are facing a challenge in East Ladakh, we want to resolve the issue peacefully and our armed forces protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country Standing firmly for He said, “Both India and China have formally recognized that the boundary question is a complex issue that requires restraint and a fair, practical and acceptable solution to the issue, negotiated in a peaceful manner. Withdrawal by the state. “Rajnath Singh said that there is no shared Line of Actual Control in the Indo-China border areas and the two sides have a different understandings of the Line of Actual Control. He said that therefore there are many agreements and protocols between the two countries to maintain peace.
Singh said, “We conveyed to China through diplomatic and military means that such activities are an attempt to change the status quo, one-way. It has also been made clear that these efforts are not acceptable to us under any circumstances. “He said,” I have also made it clear that we want to resolve the issue peacefully and the Chinese side will join us on this Do the work. But no one should be skeptical about our commitment to protect India’s sovereignty and integrity. ”The Defense Minister said that China is occupying almost 38,000 square kilometers of India’s unauthorized land in Ladakh.
In addition, under a so-called border agreement in 1963, Pakistan illegally handed over 5,180 sq km of Indian land of PoK to China. Singh also referred to the situation of the deadlock with China in eastern Ladakh since April and the diplomatic and military efforts for peace along the border.
He said that the question of demarcation between India and China is still unresolved and both sides believe that the border is a complex issue and should be resolved through peaceful negotiations. The Defense Minister said, “The 1993 and 1996 agreements mention that both countries will keep the number of soldiers of their respective armies at least along the Line of Actual Control. The agreement also includes that until the border issue is fully resolved, the Line of Actual Control will be strictly respected. ”