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Doklam standoff: Shashi Tharoor praises PM Modi, MEA; dubs Chinese withdrawal of troops as victory of Indian diplomacy

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 29 August 2017, 01:53 PM
Shashi Tharoor praises PM Modi, MEA after Doklam standoff ended
Shashi Tharoor praises PM Modi, MEA after Doklam standoff ended

Congress MP and former Minister of state for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor lauded Indian diplomacy in the wake of withdrawal of troops by China from Doklam region. Moreover, he congratulated Ministry of External Affairs and PMO for the same issue.

The Indian government had confirmed on Monday that both India and China withdrew their troops from the Doklam region which witnessed a bitter standoff between both the countries.

As part of the disengagement, the Chinese troops have left the disputed area of Dokalam along with bulldozers and removed the tents which they had pitched, according to a top Indian government official.

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The official, on condition of anonymity, said there were about 1700-1800 Chinese troops in the area where they proposed to build a road and all of them have left.

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The breakthrough came just days ahead of the BRICS Summit to be held in the Chinese city of Xiamen from September 3-5, which Modi is expected to attend.

First Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 01:27 PM
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