Amid LAC tension, Rajnath Singh meets Chinese Defense Minister in Moscow(pc: twitter)
New Delhi: Tension between India and China in East Ladakh is at a peak. The Armies of the two countries are face to face on the LAC. Meanwhile, an important meeting was held in Moscow on Friday between Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and visiting Chinese Defense Minister. The meeting between China’s Defense Minister and India’s Defense Minister Rajnath Singh lasted for 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh met Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe in the Russian capital Moscow. China’s defense minister Fenghe had sought an appointment with Rajnath Singh.
SCO Meeting in Russia:
The two leaders are currently visiting Russia for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting. The sitting of the Defense Minister of both the countries started at 9:30 pm on Friday night at the Metropol Hotel in Moscow, which lasted for 2 hours and 20 minutes.
— रक्षा मंत्री कार्यालय/ RMO India (@DefenceMinIndia) September 4, 2020
Since May, China and India have met several times at military-diplomatic levels. This meeting of the Defense Minister of the two countries has been the most important till date. This was the first meeting of the Defense Minister of the two countries after the tension. Defense Secretary Ajay Kumar and Indian Ambassador to Russia DB Venkatesh Verma were in the Indian delegation during the conversation.
Rajnath Singh in Russia:
Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh visited the Main Cathedral of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Museum Complex in Moscow Friday morning, the Defence Ministry Spokesperson said in a tweet.
In two pictures on Twitter in which the minister is seen present inside the cathedral along with the Russian and Indian officials.
The Main Church of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, which only opened on June 20 this year, is a huge Orthodox Christian cathedral dedicated to the military.
Earlier, Rajnath Singh targeted China over the act of provocation on the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The Defense Minister has clearly stated in the SCO meeting that aggressive attitude towards peace is not right. Mutual trust is necessary to eliminate differences.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said without naming China that an atmosphere of trust, non-aggression and sensitivity towards each other is important for the peace, stability and security of the SCO region.
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