China Whispers Back: We Too Are Different From 1962

New Delhi: The Chinese foreign ministry has sharply reacted to Defence Minister ArunJaitley's remarks that India of 2017 is different from what it was in 1962 by saying “China too is different and will take all necessary measures to safeguard its territorial sovereignty.”
Jaitley, who responded to China's oblique reference to the war the two countries had fought 55 years ago and asking India to learn from "historic lessons", had said, "If they are trying to remind us, the situation in 1962 was different and India of 2017 is different." 


Pakistan says 'travesty of logic' to link Jadhav case with that of civilian prisoners

New Delhi: Pakistan has said that it was "travesty of logic" to link the case of KulbhushanJadhav with civilian prisoners, a day after India sought early consular access to its national sentenced to death by a military court. 
"Indian attempt to equate Commander Jadhav's case with civilian prisoners and fishermen is a travesty of logic," the Foreign Office said in a statement here. 


Talks WithIndia Only When They Withdraw From Doklam, Says China

New Delhi: China has said the diplomatic channels with India are "unimpeded" for "meaningful talks" over the military stand-off in the Sikkim sector but maintained that Indian troops must first withdraw from the Doklam area over which Beijing has "indisputable sovereignty".
"The diplomatic channels for the communication between Chinese and Indian sides remained unimpeded," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said.


During Rawat’s Visit To Sikkim, Beijing Asks New Delhi To Take Lessons From 1962

New Delhi: China has asked India to withdraw its troops from the Donglong area in Sikkim sector as a precondition for a "meaningful dialogue" to settle the boundary issue, warning that the Indian Army should learn "historical lessons", in an oblique reference to the 1962 war. 
In an unprecedented action, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang displayed a photograph of Indian "incursion" into Donglong area and said the dispute which is becoming a confrontation of sorts between the troops on the ground can only be settled by the withdrawal of Indian soldiers from the area.