Self-propelled antitank gun "octopus-СДМ1" that India can buy from Russia, will allow to effectively deal with military equipment of the probable enemy. This opinion was expressed by the Polish edition Defence24.
Earlier, the Indian edition of the Economic Times, citing military sources reported that the government allowed purchases of foreign light tanks on the background of a military confrontation with China in Eastern Ladakh. Among the possible options the Economic Times mentioned "octopus SDM-1," which in its technical characteristics similar to tanks T-72 and T-90, operated by the Indian army.
India and China do not need the assistance of Russia or other countries to resolve tensions on the border, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
"We have such a goal has never been to help India and China to develop bilateral relations. India and China are able to decide to consider any problems that arise in the relationship between them and problems arise between any of the countries, including, of course, and neighbors," said the Minister during a press conference after talks of the foreign Ministers of RIC.
China's military and India during the second a few weeks meeting in the border area agreed to contribute to the reduction of tensions on the border, said at a briefing on Tuesday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.
"Representatives of the command of China and India in the border area on June 22 held a second meeting, which was also the first meeting at this level after an incident on June 15 in valley Galvan," - said the diplomat.
India freed detainees during the conflict in Ladakh the Chinese soldiers, said the road transport Minister Vijay Kumar Singh, who previously held the post of chief of army staff.
A new round of tensions between India and China began after the military clashes of the two countries in the valley of Galvan in Ladakh on the evening of 15 June. According to Indian authorities, the incident killed 20 soldiers.
Indian authorities need to switch the public attention from internal problems, including complex epidemiological situation and the slow economic development, and for these purposes well suited to the problem of cross-border confrontation with China, said RIA Novosti Professor, head of the research Institute of the region of the Bay of Bengal at Shenzhen University Dai Yonghong.
A new round of tension between the two countries began after the clashes on the evening of 15 June, military of India and China in the valley of Galvan. According to the representative of the Indian army, during the incident of the collision with the Chinese military in the valley Galvan in Ladakh one officer and two Indian soldiers were killed. Later, the ANI Agency, citing a source reported that the Indian side lost 20 fighters while the Chinese side suffered 43 persons - this number includes the dead and seriously wounded.
The unprecedented developments in the valley Galvan in Ladakh will have a serious impact on bilateral relations with China, reads the statement of the Indian Ministry of foreign Affairs on the telephone conversation of foreign Ministers of the two countries.
According to the representative of the Indian army, during the incident on Monday evening collision with the Chinese military in the valley Galvan in Ladakh one officer and two Indian soldiers were killed. Later, the ANI Agency, citing a source reported that the Indian side lost 20 fighters while the Chinese side suffered 43 persons - this number includes the dead and seriously wounded.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi and foreign Minister of India Subramaniam Jaishankar Wednesday during a telephone conversation agreed as soon as possible to reduce tensions on the border, said in a statement the Chinese foreign Ministry.
"The parties agreed as soon as possible to reduce the stress of the situation (in the area of conflict – ed.) and on the basis of the so far achieved agreement between the two countries to ensure peace and tranquility in the border area", - said in a statement the Chinese foreign Ministry.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi and foreign Minister of India Subramaniam Jaishankar Wednesday during a telephone conversation agreed to fairly resolve the difficult situation on the border, which have intensified in recent times, said in a statement the Chinese foreign Ministry.
"The parties have agreed a fair solution to a difficult situation on the border, caused a clash in the valley of the river Galvan", - stated in the message, the Chinese foreign Ministry.
The Chinese foreign Minister, Wang Yi, in a conversation with the foreign Minister of India Subramaniyam Jaishankar demanded from the Indian side to carry out a thorough investigation of the incident on the Sino-Indian border, said the Chinese foreign Ministry.
"We demand the Indian side to conduct a thorough investigation, punish the perpetrators, immediately cease all provocative actions and to prevent the recurrence of such incidents in the future," said Wang Yi