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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the government is taking all possible military and diplomatic steps to resolve the border standoff in Ladakh with China, adding that the government is committed to protecting the sovereignty and security of the country.
Air Chief Marshall RKS Bhadauria has said that the Chinese air force can't match IAF’s capabilities. According to reports, the newly inducted fleet of five Rafale jets have been carrying out sorties in eastern Ladakh.
China has said that it abides by the 1959 perception of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). India has claimed that it never agreed to the 1959 claim and has urged China not to unilaterally alter the status quo along the border.
The president's remarks came after senior Indian and Chinese military commanders held talks aimed to resolve the months-long standoff along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. The two countries agreed to stop sending more troops to their disputed border.