Updated: June 8, 2020 8:33:12 pm
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said India’s military and diplomatic levels talks with China have been positive and will continue. Addressing the BJP’s Maharashtra Jan-Samvad Rally via video link, the minister also said the Narendra Modi-led government will ensure that India’s pride is not affected as far as the situation along Indo-China border is concerned.
“The border dispute between India and China has been ongoing for a long time. We want to resolve it as soon as possible,” Singh said.
“Talks with China are on at military and diplomatic level. The June 6 talks were very positive and both the countries have agreed to continue talks to resolve the ongoing tussle,” he said.
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“I want to assure people that leadership of the country is in strong hands and we will not compromise on India’s pride and self-respect,” he said.
Singh said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and some opposition leaders had sought the government’s clarification
on what is happening at the India-China border.
“As the Defence Minister of the country, I want to saythat whatever I have to say I will say it inside Parliament, I will not mislead the people,” the minister said.
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