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No information on missing Sukhoi jet, don't disturb peace: China to India

Beijing also said it had no information about the fighter jet, that disappeared a day ago

IANS  |  Beijing 

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On Wednesday, warned not to disturb peace in the border area while searching for its missing Sukhoi-30 fighter jet that disappeared along the border a day ago.

Beijing also said it had no information about the fighter jet.

"As for the situation you mentioned, I have no relevant information to offer at the moment," spokesperson Lu Kang said, to a question on the missing Indian jet and if would come forward to help in the search.

"First of all, on the eastern section of the China-border, our position is consistent and clear. We have been following the situation in South Tibet very closely. We hope can stick to arrangements between two sides and avoid disturbing peace and stability in border areas," he said.

An (IAF) Sukhoi-30 fighter jet with two pilots on board went missing from near the border in Assam on Tuesday morning.

A search has been launched to trace the aircraft and pilots.

The Sukhoi took off from the IAF Tezpur air base, located only about 172 km from border in Arunachal Pradesh, on a routine training mission.

First Published: Wed, May 24 2017. 14:21 IST