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China came little farther this time, will resolve diplomatically: Rajnath

Indian and Chinese troops used to come face to face on the LAC many times but this time the situation is different, said the defence minister in a TV interview

Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said efforts are on to resolve the border row in eastern Ladakh.

BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
As Indian and Chinese troops remain engaged in a tense border standoff, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday asserted that the government will not allow India's pride to be hurt under any circumstances even as he said bilateral talks were on at military and diplomatic levels to resolve the row.

Singh also said that he conveyed to US Defence Secretary Mark T Esper during a telephonic conversation on Friday that India and China have an existing mechanisms to resolve "problems" through talks at diplomatic and military levels.

In the midst of the flare-ups between Indian and Chinese armies, US President

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First Published: May 31 2020 | 7:28 AM IST

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