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Defence minister Rajnath Singh speaks to US on China's LAC intrusion

PLA continues building bunkers and roads, deploys tanks, artillery

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Rajnath Singh | India-China border dispute | United States

Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 

Rajnath Singh
Besides discussing the Covid-19 pandemic, “They reviewed progress on various bilateral defence cooperation arrangements and expressed their commitment to further promote defence partnership,” stated a defence ministry release.

After New Delhi on Friday rejected US President Donald Trump’s claim that he had discussed the Chinese intrusion across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government stated that defence minister had spoken with his American counterpart, defence secretary Mark Esper.

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First Published: Sat, May 30 2020. 01:10 IST