Also, the boundary question is of concern to India as the identical remained unresolved between the 2 nations, MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated in a press release.
The ministry of exterior affairs (MEA) on Wednesday stated China’s new laws, titled ‘Land Boundary Law’ can have an implication on current bilateral agreements on border administration. Also, the boundary question is of concern to India as the identical remained unresolved between the 2 nations, MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated in a press release.
“Such unilateral move will have no bearing on the arrangements that both sides have already reached earlier, whether it is on the boundary question or for maintaining peace and tranquillity along LAC in India-China border areas,” the assertion learn, including that India anticipated China to keep away from endeavor any motion below the pretext of the new legislation that might unilaterally alter the scenario within the border areas.
Regarding the boundary question that the MEA stated remained unresolved, the MEA stated, “Both sides have agreed to seek a fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable resolution to the boundary question through consultations on an equal footing. We have also concluded several bilateral agreements, protocols and arrangements to maintain peace and tranquility along the LAC… in the interim”
“The passage of this new law does not in our view confer any legitimacy to the so-called China-Pakistan “Boundary Agreement” of 1963 which the Government of India has constantly maintained is an unlawful and invalid settlement,” Bagchi additional stated within the assertion.
According to the assertion, the new legislation said amongst different issues that China abided by treaties concluded with or collectively acceded to by international locations on land boundary affairs. It additionally has provisions to hold out reorganisation of districts in border areas.