United Nations: Amid the recent clash between the soldiers of India and China on the Sikkim border, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed hope that both Tensions arising in countries will be reduced through dialogue. A spokesperson gave this information.
Significantly, there was a clash between India and Chinese soldiers in the high altitude Naku La area of North Sikkim on 20 January. The Indian Army described it as a “minor tension”. The Indian Army said in a statement that it was resolved by the local commanders under the laid down guidelines.
“We hope that the ongoing tension on the border can be reduced through dialogue,” Stephen Dujarik, spokesman for the head of the United Nations, said at a daily press conference on Monday. Dujarik was asked if the UN Secretary or Secretary-General would like to comment on the “recent skirmish on the India-China border”.