The head of the White house, Donald trump told reporters that he talked with the Prime Minister of India Narendra modi about China. However, new Delhi said that any conversation between the leaders of the two countries, writes Reuters.
Trump lied about what spoke with modi by phone and discussed the problems that developed in the Indo-Chinese border, the Agency said. “There is a major conflict between India and China. Two countries with a population of 1.4 billion people [each],” said the President of the United States, according to the transcript of the White house. He noted that both India and China are “not thrilled” by the events: “I Can say that I spoke with Prime Minister modi and he is not in a good mood about what is happening [in relations] with China.”
Comments of the head of the White house followed his post in the Twitter account, in which the United States has offered India and China to mediate in their “raging border disputes.”
In India, however, were surprised by the statements of the us President, saying that such conversation was not. Answering the question about the details of phone call official Indian government sources said that modi did not speak with the trump from the beginning of April: “the Last conversation between them was on April 4 on the topic of hydroxychloroquine”.
Commenting on trump’s offer to mediate between the two States, the source said that new Delhi is in direct contact with China through established mechanisms and diplomatic contacts. On Friday, may 29, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China said that the third party does not need to mediate.
Earlier it was reported about the raising of the Indian fighters because of the emergence of Chinese helicopters in the border area.
The question of the Indo-Chinese border remains disputed what causes occasional skirmishes between border troops. According to military observers, one of the probable reasons for the resumption of tensions on the border in Ladakh sector is the attempt of India to build a new runway and roads in close proximity to the actual border to try to reduce the gap with the superior infrastructure of China. One of the sources said that during negotiations to resolve the crisis, the Chinese side has demanded of India to stop all construction activities in the area, calling this whole area is controversial.
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