India snubs China on Kashmir; Says ready to talk to Pak

15 July, 2017, 00:40 | Author: Ora Austin
  • Children play on streets in a village near India China border

The US researchers have revealed that India is escalating its nuclear capabilities by improving its arsenal, which was earlier developed mostly with Pakistan in mind.

Mr Baglay also declined to comment on the recent meeting between the top Chinese envoy and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, saying that the Ministry of External Affairs does not comment on activities of embassies or political parties. "This will not only harm the peace and stability of the two countries but also peace and tranquility of the region", he said during his regular press briefing in Beijing when asked what role China could play to defuse tensions between Pakistan and India on Kashmir.

It has now been 26 days the standoff between India and China continues, China has stated that withdrawal of Indian troops from Chinese territory is the only way to solve this matter amicably.

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) then brought bulldozers to start constructing a road on the Doklam Plateau towards the tri-junction of the borders of Bhutan, China and India.

"India has no right to interfere in China-Bhutan boundary issues, nor is it entitled to make territorial claims on behalf of Bhutan". Indian security forces were engaged with their Chinese counterparts on the issue for nearly three weeks, after which China even stopped Indian pilgrims from taking the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra route through the Nathu La pass. Everyone said that they, across party lines, are with the government over the issue.

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India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Gopal Baglay has made it clear that India is, "ready to have a dialogue with Pakistan. but in a bilateral framework", ANI reported on Thursday.

"However, what China may not have foreseen was India stepping in to defend Bhutan's territorial sovereignty".

China had offered to play a "constructive role" in hosting talks to resolve the conflict, which has been the subject of two wars between the neighboring nuclear powers.

Kristensen and Norris in the article said that India's Agni-2 missile can deliver a nuclear or conventional warhead more than 2,000 kilometres and is most probably targeted on western, central, and southern China. As estimated by the two nuclear experts, New Delhi operates seven nuclear-capable systems: four land-based ballistic missiles, two aircraft and one sea-based ballistic missile.

An editorial in China Daily said the exercises and defence cooperation showed that it is "China that should feel "security concerns", given the importance of the Indian Ocean for its trade and oil imports".

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