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US favours India-China dialogue on Doklam issue

It's a situation that we have certainly followed closely: United States

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

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The on Friday said it wants and China to have a dialogue over the in the Sikkim section.

and China have been locked in a face-off in the Doklam area for the last 50 days after stopped the Chinese People's Liberation Army from building a road in the area.

"It's a situation that we have certainly followed closely," State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert told reporters at her news conference.

"As you know, we have relationships with both governments. We continue to encourage both parties to sit down and have conversations about that. And I'll just leave it at that," Nauert said.

First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 15:50 IST