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Army actions have to seen in the relevant context: Sitharaman

IANS  |  Jammu 

Sitharaman said on Monday that any action performed by the in its call of duty has to be seen in the relevant context and the government will stand by the force.

Addressing the media after her visit to Sunjuwan camp following a terror attack, she, asked several questions about the FIR against by Police in civilian killings during a firing incident in the Valley, said that the government was conscious that the Army, trained to tackle the external enemy, was working under duress in an internal security situation.

Sitharaman said the the matter concerning was in the "We have to see how it goes. We stand by our proud soldiers and And in the call of duty, if they have performed something, it will have to be contextualised," she said.

"The Ministry of Defence, me as Raksha Mantri, and the under Prime Minister's leadership will stand by the Army. We shall not let anybody down," she said.

She said the state has an elected government led by and the Central and state governments will have to work together to ensure that Army "is taken care of because they are fighting a very, very severe struggle".

Sitharaman said she met and had a detailed discussion.

On possibility of involvement of Rohingya Muslims in the incident, she said the Army will share all information with the Police.



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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 23:32 IST