India, China are respecting bilateral pacts to ensure peace, tranquility along border, Rajnath Singh tells Lok Sabha

  • India and China are respecting bilateral pacts to ensure peace and tranquillity along the border, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Lok Sabha

  • Singh said there is complete restraint by the armed forces of India and China at Doklam, which saw a months-long stand-off between the two armed forces in 2017

  • Singh said specific guidance has been given to respective armies so that peace is maintained and the border is managed properly

New Delhi: India and China are respecting bilateral pacts to ensure peace and tranquillity along the border, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

 India, China are respecting bilateral pacts to ensure peace, tranquility along border, Rajnath Singh tells Lok Sabha

File image of Union minister Rajnath Singh. News18

Making a statement on the prevailing situation along the India-China border, Singh said there is complete restraint by the armed forces of India and China at Doklam, which saw a months-long stand-off between armed forces of the two countries in 2017.

The defence minister said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a summit meeting at Wuhan where it was decided that peace and tranquillity will be maintained at the border.

Singh said specific guidance has been given to respective armies so that peace is maintained and the border is managed properly.

"India and China are respecting bilateral pacts to ensure peace and tranquillity along border," he said.

Updated Date: Jul 17, 2019 13:42:39 IST