UNITED NATIONS: Amid a new conflict among Indian and Chinese soldiers along the boundary in Sikkim. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres trusts that strains that exist between the two nations could be dialled down through discourse, a representative for the UN chief has said.
Indian and Chinese soldiers engaged with a conflict in the high-elevation Naku La district in North Sikkim on January 20. An episode portrayed by the Indian Army on Monday as a “minor go head to head“.
In a statement, the Indian Army said the go head to head was settled by neighborhood officers according to set up conventions.
“Just to say that we trust that, through exchange, the pressures that may exist along the line could be dialed down,” Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General, said at the day by day press release.
Dujarric was reacting to an inquiry on whether the UN Secretariat or the Secretary General has any remark on the “restored India-China line conflicts”