Increasing navy presence on both aspect of the Line of Actual Control is counterproductive and unhelpful, Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera stated in a tweet.
- Last Updated: September 12, 2020, 8:43 AM IST
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Expressing concern over the state of affairs prevailing alongside the India-China border, a prime US lawmaker on Friday stated that Beijing ought to work with its neighbours to peacefully resolve disputes and respect worldwide regulation. “I’m concerned by increasing hostilities along the India-China border and urge both countries to use its longstanding diplomatic mechanisms to de-escalate the situation,” Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera stated.
Increasing navy presence on both aspect of the Line of Actual Control is counterproductive and unhelpful, he stated in a tweet. “I continue to be concerned about China’s provocative moves on its periphery — from its actions in the South China Sea to the Line of Actual Control,” he added. “China should work with its neighbours to peacefully resolve these disputes and respect international law,” Bera stated.
The Indian Army and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army(PLA) have been locked in a tense standoff in a number of areas alongside the LAC in japanese Ladakh since early May. Shots had been fired throughout the LAC on Monday for the primary time in 45 years with the 2 sides accusing one another of firing within the air.