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China-India border tension: Rajanth Singh, Sushma to brief Opposition

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Union Home Minister and External Affairs Minister will jointly brief an all party meeting tomorrow on the ongoing India-border standoff.

The invitation has already been sent to all prominent opposition leaders.

leader said the Center must apprise the opposition as to how the proposes to address the tension that has been occurring in the Indo-China-Bhutan Doklam area in Sikkim.

"We have been asking the to take the opposition into confidence as the situation on the Indo-China-Bhutan borer in Doklam has been a matter of grave concern which has security implications," he said.

"So we hope that the now apprises the Opposition leadership as to what is the assessment and how it proposes to address the crisis, particular in the light of various agreements that and have on confidence building measures and the last agreement of 2012," he added.

Opposition leaders have been criticising the for the way it has handled the issue.

vice president Rahul Gandhi, thorugh his Twitter handle, questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "silence" on

The tensions between and have been escalating for the past three weeks over the borer standoff at the Doklam area. The rift arouse after Chinese Army's construction party attempted to build a road near the area.

Doklam region, called in Bhutan, is known as as Dok La in which claims, Donglang region, as its part.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 22:42 IST