The Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday that she will visit China next month. This will be an important visit keeping in view of the tension in the relations between the two countries after the Dokalm deadlock. In reply to a question on her visit to China, the Defense Minister said, “Yes, the visit will probably happen sometime in late April.”
It is noteworthy that in August last year, India and China had decided to end the 73-day stalemate between the soldiers of both countries at Dokalm. Due to this standoff, there was tension in the relations between the two countries. Despite the removal of their soldiers from India and China from Dokalm, the ice between the two countries on the issue has not melted till now. At the same time, Chinese have welcomed India’s desire to resolve the differences with Beijing on the basis of mutual respect and sensitivity to each other’s interests. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang’s comment came when India said that it was dealing with differences with mutual respect and mutual respect for each other’s interests while working with China to develop relations on equality basis. is willing. In response to a question about India’s response to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s recent remarks on bilateral relations, Lu said, “We have noticed such positive comments from the Indian side.” Lu said, “We can improve our mutual political trust, enhance mutual benefit cooperation, deal effectively with our differences and develop the right path for our relations.” He said that Wang has talked about his basic stance on China’s relations with India in detail. Wang had said in his annual press conference that India and China should leave doubt and overcome differences through the meeting. Through this statement, Wang had indicated a softening of the tough attitude adopted by the Chinese against New Delhi after the Dokalam controversy.