Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 3
The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday stated the tensions on the road of precise management (LAC) may solely be resolved by negotiations.
“The Indian side is firmly committed to resolving all outstanding issues through peaceful dialogue,” stated MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on the common media briefing when requested in regards to the usefulness of earlier rounds of army and diplomatic stage talks in view of contemporary tensions on the LAC.
His feedback got here whilst floor commanders are nonetheless holding discussions to resolve the scenario. Not confirming whether or not External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will maintain separate talks together with his Chinese counterpart when he’s in Moscow subsequent week for the SCO Ministerial assembly, he stated Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was at present in Moscow for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ministerial however there was no information about separate parleys with the Chinese Defence Minister.
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 a long time of tranquillity.
“We, therefore, strongly urge the Chinese side to sincerely engage the Indian side with the objective of expeditiously restoring the peace and tranquillity in the border areas through complete disengagement and de-escalation in accordance with the bilateral agreements and protocols,” he added.