A senior US Congressman on Friday condemned the Chinese language Military’s acts of aggression in India’s Ladakh area leading to lethal clashes between the 2 international locations alongside the Line of Precise Management (LAC), alleging that Beijing goals to redraw the settled border by drive.
Indian and Chinese language troops have been locked in a bitter standoff in a number of areas alongside the LAC in jap Ladakh since Might 5. The state of affairs deteriorated final month following the Galwan Valley clashes by which 20 Indian Military personnel have been killed and an unconfirmed variety of Chinese language troopers died.
“I rise to sentence motion taken by the Folks’s Republic of China, or PRC in Ladakh area of India that led to lethal clashes between the 2 international locations on June 15,” Congressman Frank Pallone stated on the ground of the US Home of Representatives on Friday.
Right now, I condemned the latest Chinese language aggression alongside the Line of Precise Management within the Ladakh area of India. I name on China to finish its army aggression. This battle ought to solely be settled by means of peaceable means. pic.twitter.com/kqxciAHKX1
— Rep. Frank Pallone (@FrankPallone) July 31, 2020
“Since — the reality is — 1962, the PRC and India have been divided by a 2,100-mile-long Line of Precise Management. Within the months resulting in this conflict, the PRC army reportedly amassed 5,000 troopers alongside this boundary… that clearly meant to re-draw lengthy standing settled borders by drive and aggression,” Pallone stated.
This intention of encroachment and escalatory techniques utilized by the PRC are in step with the opposite provocative actions its forces have taken all through south and southeast Asia, the Democratic Congressman from New Jersey stated.
To counter this, the Home of Representatives has handed an modification that calls on China to stop the army aggression and urges instant diplomatic motion to stop additional escalation of battle, Pallone stated.
“I’ll proceed to work with my colleagues within the Congress to assist bolster our important relationship with India,” the Congressman stated.