India-China going through bad patch, says Jaishankar
Business Standard|November 20, 2021
Says Beijing has no credible explanation for violating agreements at LAC

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Friday said India and China are going through a 'particularly bad patch’in their ties because Beijing has taken a set of actions in violation of agreements for which it still doesn't have a 'credible explanation' and it is for the Chinese leadership to answer where they want to take the bilateral relationship.

"We are going through a particularly bad patch in our relationship because they have taken a set of actions in violation of agreements for which they still don't have a credible explanation and that indicates some rethink about where they want to take our relationship, but that's for them to answer," Jaishankar said in an apparent reference to the eastern Ladakh border clash with China. The minister was responding to a question at a panel discussion "Greater Power Competition: The Emerging World Order" at the Bloomberg New Economic Forum in Singapore.

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