Army chief MM Naravane interacts with soldiers at Leh hospital
India-China Border Face-off Latest News Live Update: At the Corps Commander level talks held between the two sides and which ran for over 10 hours, sources have said they were conducted in a “cordial, positive and constructive atmosphere,” and “there was a mutual consensus to disengage with modalities for disengagement from all friction areas in Eastern Ladakh being discussed and that they will be taken forward by both sides.”
At the Congress Working Committee meeting today, party president Sonia Gandhi blamed the “wrong policies” and mismanagement of Narendra Modi-led NDA government for much of the border crisis. Former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh endorsed Gandhi’s remarks and said that if the crisis on the border is not tackled firmly, it can lead to a “serious situation.”
In the presence of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Tuesday underlined the need for recognising legitimate interest of partners in a multilateral set-up and following ethos of international relations.
Addressing a virtual conference of the Russia-India-China (RIC) trilateral, Jaishankar said, “This special meeting reiterates our belief in the time-tested principles of international relations. But the challenge today is not just one of concepts and norms, but equally of their practice.”