External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of the SCO Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Dushanbe, and made it clear that unilateral change of status quo was “unacceptable”. The overseas minister made the comment as the 2 leaders mentioned concerning the present scenario alongside the Line of Control (LoC) in Eastern Ladakh.
Jaishankar emphasised that restoration and upkeep of peace and tranquility in border areas was important for the event of ties between the 2 international locations.
“Highlighted that unilateral change of status quo will not be acceptable. Full restoration and upkeep of peace and tranquility in border areas are important for improvement of our ties. Agreed on convening an early meeting of the senior navy commanders,” Jaishankar stated.
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According to a statement launched by the Ministry of External Affairs, Jaishankar and Wang Yi had an in depth alternate of views on the present scenario alongside the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh & additionally on different points associated to the general India-China relations.
EAM Jaishankar identified to the State Councillor that disengagement in Pangong Lake space earlier this 12 months had created circumstances for resolving remaining points. It was anticipated that China would work with us in direction of this goal however scenario in remaining areas remains to be unresolved, the statement stated.
The overseas minister burdened that it was in “mutual curiosity” that the 2 sides work in direction of early decision of the remaining points alongside the LAC in Eastern Ladakh, whereas totally abiding by bilateral agreements and protocols.
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