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Diplomatic Channels Will Continue To Be Used With China: India On Doklam Standoff

NEW DELHI: India has said it will continue to use diplomatic channels with China to resolve the Doklam and insists that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping had had a “conversation on a number of issues “Hamburg during the G20 summit.

There is a contrast between the armies of India and China in the Doklam region in the sector of Sikkim, where Indian troops prevented Chinese soldiers to build a road on June 16

“We have diplomatic channels available.We have embassies from both countries.These channels will continue to be used,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Gopal Baglay said on being questioned about the single Doklam trigger the month.

He also referred to the comments of Foreign Affairs Secretary S Jaishankar during an event in Singapore on the subject.

M. Baglay noted that there were well-established and mutually agreed mechanisms to address differences in the border issue, as well as tri-unions.

“I refer to the information we posted after the meeting (in Hamburg). There was a photo I had tweeted.

There was a brief text … said during the informal meeting of BRICS leaders in Hamburg in the framework of the G-20 summit, BRICS leaders held an informal meeting was organized by China. ”

“The Prime Minister and President Xi Modi had a conversation on a number of issues,” Mr. Baglay said when asked about comments by the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman that there was a bilateral meeting between the two leaders.

However, he refused to give details on the “set of issues”, saying: “It is not for me to comment on the reasons given by the two leaders.”

On the question of whether Doklam also organized during the “conversation on the range of issues” between the Prime Minister of Modi and the President of China, Xi Mr. Baglay said: “There was a conversation between them.

There were a number of problems that have been the subject of this conversation. ”

He was asked if his remarks on Doklam’s diplomatic resolution oppose indicate a shift in China’s demand for the withdrawal of Indian troops from the region, indicated India has already indicated its position on the issue.

In strong rhetoric in the Chinese media warns India against Mr. Doklam Baglay said: “This issue we are dealing with is a serious problem and this has implications we are still committed to this issue ….”

If national security adviser Ajit Doval was traveling in Beijing on July 26, he said there was no information yet for now.

M. Doval, who is the special representative for the India-China border talks, is expected to visit Beijing on July 26 to attend the meeting of BRIC national security advisors – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Mr Baglay also declined to comment on the recent meeting between the top Chinese envoy and Congressional Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, saying the Foreign Affairs Department did not comment on the activities of embassies and political parties.