New Delhi, Nov 1: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday said that the strategic power balance in the Indo-Pacific is dynamic and it will continue to remain so in the near future.
“Looking at the evolving geopolitics of Indo-Pacific region, 201, in particular, has been an eventful year so far. The transformational &
disruptive nature of international relations have been most evident”. he stated.
“The evolving geopolitics of Indo-Pacific has been characterised by sanctions against various states&trade fault lines between major trading partners in the world, peaceful negotiations in Korean peninsula and loss of territory for the Islamic state have been the silver linings”.
The Army Chief General further said that “the strategic power balance in the Indo-Pacific is dynamic & will continue to remain so in the near future. Given the multiple stakeholders there is an ongoing power struggle, from an Indian perspective we have always played a constructive role in international relations”.
“Our security policy flows from two basic cardinals-we’ve extraterritorial ambitions and no desire to transplant our ideologies on others.
Speaking on aim, Rawat said the motive is to ensure a conducive internal and external security environment for unhindered economic progress and socio-political development.