New Delhi: Hours after China’s state-run Global Times reported that its Defence Minister Wei Fenghe could meet his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh on Wednesday in Russia over Ladakh standoff, India on Tuesday denied such claims and stated that there is no such thing as a formal assembly between the 2 international ministers. Also Read – Ladakh Standoff: India, China Don’t Need Any Help From Outside, Says Russia at RIC Meet
Issuing a press release, the Centre on Tuesday stated that Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is not going to be assembly his Chinese counterpart in Moscow as steered by some Chinese propaganda web sites. Also Read – Ladakh Standoff: Why is China Praising PM Modi During Conflict, Asks Rahul Gandhi
“Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe will attend Russia’s Victory Day parade in #Moscow on Wednesday, and likely hold a meeting with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh over resolving border tensions: sources,” Global Times stated in a tweet. Also Read – Indian Weightlifting Federation Halts Usage of China-made Equipment Due to Defects
Notably, India and China haven’t formally met for the reason that deadly altercation at Ladakh’s Galwan Valley wherein 20 Indian troopers died and greater than 70 have been injured.
However, EAM S Jaishankar had final week held a phone dialog together with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi over the Ladakh standoff.
Over the telephone, Jaishankar had stated that the unprecedented improvement in Ladakh could have a severe affect on the bilateral relationship and China needed to reassess its actions and take corrective steps.
The improvement comes as plenty of military-level talks between India and China are taking place in an try and de-escalate tensions on the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh.
On a three-day go to to Russia, Rajnath Singh will attend a grand navy parade in Moscow on Wednesday to mark the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Germany in World War II.
On the opposite hand, Russia on Tuesday dominated out mediating between India and China over Ladakh matter, saying the 2 nations don’t want any type of assist from outdoors to resolve their disputes.
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