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India wants peace, but can give befitting reply: PM Modi on Galwan clash

Modi said India would not "compromise with its integrity and sovereignty" and will firmly defend its self-respect and every inch of land.

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Modi's remarks came two days after the fierce clash between the troops of India and China in which at least 20 Indian Army personnel, including a colonel, were killed

BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
In his first remarks on the violent LAC face-off between the troops of India and China in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India wants peace but is capable of giving befitting reply if instigated, and asserted that the sacrifice of our army men will not go in vain.

In his opening remarks on day two of the virtual conference with chief ministers on the coronavirus crisis, Modi said India would not "compromise with its integrity and sovereignty" and will firmly defend its self-respect and every inch of land.

Modi's remarks came two days after the

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First Published: Jun 17 2020 | 7:11 PM IST

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