Washington: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo On Wednesday said that against India in East Ladakh recently China The skirmishes initiated by the US military are the latest example of the ‘unacceptable behavior’ of the Chinese Communist Party.
He praised India’s decision to ban 59 Chinese apps including TicTock and said that these were a threat to security for the people of India.
Pompeo said, “It is important that a democracy like ours works together, especially when the Chinese Communist Party is clearly presenting challenges.”
Describing India as one of the few countries to stand the test of confidence, he said that New Delhi is an important partner and an important pillar in President Trump’s foreign policy.
He said, ‘They are happy to mention that India is emerging as a defense and security partner of America in the Indo-Pacific region and globally. ‘
Pompeo said, ‘Our basic projects, our supply chain, our sovereignty and the health and safety of our people are all in danger. I wish we could deny it. He said this while addressing the main session of the annual India Ideas Summit of America India Business Council.
He said, ‘The recently initiated clashes by the PLA are the latest examples of unacceptable behavior of the CCP. We are deeply saddened by the death of 20 soldiers of the Indian Army in this. I believe that with our constant efforts, we can protect our interests.
Let me tell you that from May 5 in eastern Ladakh, the deadlock between the Indian and Chinese army is continuing in many areas near the Line of Actual Control. The situation worsened last month when 20 Indian soldiers were killed in clashes in the Galvan Valley.
The remarks to Pompeo came a day after US Defense Minister Mark Asper’s statement in which he said the Chinese Army People’s Liberation Army (PLA) offensive activities in the area were like instability.