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India's decision to not intervene in Maldivian crisis well though out: Rawat

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

India's decision to not intervene militarily in the on-going Maldivian crisis was a well thought out, but only time will tell whether it was a right step or not, Bipin said today.

"I am quite sure that diplomats and political entity in the country did look at and did what they thought was the best for them. How this will pan out in future, let's wait and watch," said.

He was responding to a question on whether should militarily intervene in the Maldivian crisis amidst growing Chinese influence in the region and its proximity with the archipelago nation.

has been witnessing political crises after an emergency was declared in the island nation by its

has expressed its displeasure over the development.

"Did we do the right thing by not stepping in? Only time will tell. I am quite sure that whoever took a decision on whether we should intervene in or not it must have been a well-thought out decision. We should wait and watch and not jump the gun," he added.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 00:25 IST