India-Nepal border issue needs to be addressed urgently through diplomacy: INC
KATHMANDU: The Indian National Congress (INC) has addressed the strained relations between Nepal and India following the latest territorial dispute between the 2 nations.
On Wednesday, the celebration’s international affairs division issued an announcement saying that the latest developments within the bilateral relations over the dispute in Kalapani-Lipulekh space, following the publication of a brand new map by Nepal, is a matter of National Concern.
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INC says the current deadlock has strained the historic and time-tested relationship between the nations marked by mutual respect, friendship and belief, and that the scenario must be addressed urgently.
— INC Sandesh (@INCSandesh) June 10, 2020
It has additional batted for diplomatic measures for resolving the difficulty. “Congress Party of of a thought-about view, that diplomacy and negotiations have to be given an opportunity to resolve the current problem.”
“Both nations have efficiently settled 98 per cent of frequent border points. There is an expressed willingness of each side to settle all disputes in the identical spirit of shut friendship and mutual belief,” reads the assertion.
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The Indian Government on October 31, 2019 revealed a brand new political map of India comprising the newly shaped Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. The new geographical map of India, nonetheless, has triggered widespread nationwide outrage in Nepal, which alleges the Indian officers of encroaching Kalapani, which is an integral half annexed to Nepal. The Government of Nepal has been assuring its public that diplomatic efforts with the Indian officers are underway to resolve the matter. Meanwhile, the difficulty that has been prevalent for a very long time has resurfaced as soon as once more after India inaugurated a highway via the Nepali territory in May 8, 2020.
Here’s the Indian National Congress’ full assertion on the difficulty: