National Security Advisor (NSA) of India, Ajit Doval is likely to visit China for the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) meeting of NSAs to take place on 27th and 28th July in Beijing, as the military standoff between India and China in Doklam sector continues for the third week in a row.
This trip of Ajit Doval can be a very crucial one as the 21-days old border dispute between both the countries can be resolved in this meeting. The meeting will be hosted by National Security Advisor of China Yang Jiechi. India’s Ajit Doval and his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi both are the special representatives from their respective governments to discuss the military stand-off on the border
While the Spokes Person of Gopal Baglay said on Thursday while addressing the media said that both the countries have the diplomatic channels available in form of embassies and India will continue to use these diplomatic channels when he was asked about how the current border stand ooff in Dokalam will be resolved. While he had not confirmed that whether National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will be travelling to China on 26 July or not. He said that ‘there was no information with him’.
India and China are engaged in a border dispute for more than three weeks in the Doklam area in Sikkim sector near the Bhutan tri-junction. China was trying to build a road on the land which doesn’t come inside its boundary line. Both countries had been involved in the war in1962 too.