New Delhi: In order to reduce the border tensions between two nations, Ajit Doval and other senior officials from both countries met in BRICS Summit to attempt the resolution of Doklam plateau in Sikkim region.
Both the nations are facing some serious resistance over various border tightness laid out by them which drove Bhutan in-between for its area clashing. NSA Ajit Doval met Chinese state councillor Yang Jiechi in the summit and discussed various issues which can be resolved much faster. On the other hand, India talked about the developmental partnership between these two as both are important to each other.
Apart from Chinese officials, Doval will also be meeting other national security advisors from Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) emerging countries. The successor of this meet, China is hosting BRICS meeting in September where the possibility of PM Narendra Modi’s presence is brighter. Doval & Jiechi are the special representatives from both the nations and are expected to figure out the solution at earliest.
Amid Doval meet, Ministry of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and team showed keen interest for strong partnership with China in Parliamentary talk. Although, the main stone of partnership was laid when Xi Jinping visited India (Ahmedabad) in September 2014 as well as at a meeting in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan in June.
According to the consensus reached in Astana, Jinping and Modi decided that “relations between India and China are significant not only for these two countries but also for the region, for the world….The second component was that differences between India and China should be addressed in a manner that they do not become disputes,” Baglay said.
“We wish to proceed on the basis of the Astana consensus and strengthen the closer development partnership that we have,” he said, adding the many different strands in their ties contribute to building a “durable foundation for a continuous bilateral partnership.”