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He was speaking at a a function of the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) here.
"There will be a solution soon and I am sure China will make a positive move," he said.
The home minister said he wanted to convey a message to all neighbouring countries that India wanted peace.
However, Singh made it clear that Indian security forces were capable of defending the country's territories.
"Our security forces have all the power to protect Indian borders," he said.
China claimed it was constructing the road within their territory and has been demanding immediate pull-out of the Indian troops from the disputed Doklam plateau. Bhutan says Doklam belongs to it but China claims it to be its territory.
China has been ramping up rhetoric against India over the last few weeks demanding immediate withdrawal of Indian troops from Doklam. The Chinese state media, particularly, have carried a barrage of critical articles on the Dokalam stand- off slamming India.
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