All political parties back India’s approach to resolve current stand off with China: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs today said all the political parties today expressed strong support for India’s approach during the current stand off with China and underlined also for the need for national unity. The importance of India and China to remain engaged through diplomatically was underlined,” MEA Spokesperson Gopal Baglay said here after senior members of the Modi Cabinet briefed the political parties on the developments related to China and Kashmir.Today’s meeting held at the residence of Home Minister Rajnath Singh was attended by the Congress, the Left parties, the Trinamool Congress, JD (U) and the Samajawadi Party among others.

They were briefed by Mr Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar among other senior officials.”There was widespread appreciation of the Astana understanding between India and China that differences between them should not become disputes,” Mr Baglay said.The unique nature of very close and longstanding India Bhutan relationship was recognised, he said.UNI NAZ SNU 2142

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