No change in status quo at Doklam: Swaraj

Recently, PM Modi held a summit with Chinese Prez Xi Jinping at Wuhan 

New Delhi: The India-China face-off over Doklam was resolved through diplomatic maturity without losing any ground and status quo has been maintained, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday.

 Wahan til bhar ka parivartan nahi hai (There is not an inch of change in status quo on ground)  -Sushma Swaraj, external affairs minister 

Swaraj told the Lok Sabha that the main objective of the informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Wuhan was to ensure mutual comfort, mutual understanding and mutual trust between the two leaders and all the three objectives have been achieved.

“We have resolved the Doklam issue with diplomatic maturity without losing any ground. There is no change in the status quo (on the ground). There is not an iota of change. The face-off at sight has been resolved on August 28, 2017,” she said during the Question Hour.

The minister said the Wuhan informal summit was held without any agenda.

Indian, Chinese armies hold meet

  • Armies of India and China held a meeting at Nathu La in Sikkim sector on Wednesday with an aim to strengthen peace and tranquility along the Sino-India border.
  • The Special Border Personnel meeting took place to commemorate the 91st anniversary of foundation of China’s People’s Liberation Army, the Army said.
  • The Indian delegation, comprising officers and soldiers attended the meet.
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