Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 3
The Ministry of External Affairs immediately mentioned tensions on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) may solely be resolved by talks. “The Indian side is firmly committed to resolving all outstanding issues through peaceful dialogue,” mentioned MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on the common media briefing when requested in regards to the usefulness of earlier rounds of talks in view of contemporary tensions on the LAC.
EAM to attend SCO meet
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will journey to Moscow to attend a gathering of overseas ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on September 10, mentioned the MEA
ITBP, SSB on excessive alert
The Secretary, Border Management (underneath the MHA), has requested ITBP and SSB chiefs to place their forces on excessive alert on China, Nepal & Bhutan borders
Squarely blaming the Chinese troops for 4 months of tensions on the LAC, the MEA spokesperson regretted that the web results of violations of bilateral agreements and protocol was a breach in peace within the border areas after three many years of tranquillity.
“We therefore strongly urge the Chinese side to sincerely engage with the Indian side with the objective of expeditiously restoring the peace and tranquillity in the border areas,” he added.
Meanwhile, Army Chief Gen MM Naravane on Thursday started a two-day go to to Ladakh whereas Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Wednesday reviewed IAF’s preparedness within the japanese sector.