China unilaterally trying to change status quo on border, says Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, July 20: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on fourth day of Parliament’s monsoon session accused China of  unilaterally trying to change the status at Bhutan border, which led to the stand-off between the Indian and Chinese troops.

Speaking in the Upper house Swaraj said we are willing to talk but first both sides should withdraw their army to original position. We are involved in tri-junction this time and its directly linked to us.

She said all Foreign countries are supporting us and the law is with us, adding they feel that China is being aggressive with a small country like Bhutan. Bhutan has protested, including in writing. All the countries feel India’s stand is right and the law is with us.”

India was not doing anything unreasonable, but Chinese action “is a challenge to our security”, the External Affairs Minister said.

Swaraj stated India is alert on the security front, Can’t say China is encircling India.

Wefornews Bureau

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