India Friday condemned the violence in Myanmar. It said that the country stands for restoration of democracy in Myanmar. This comes one after much delay about its stand on the regime change in the neighbouring country.
Last week India had attended a military parade on the occasion of Myanmar’s annual Armed Forces Day. The day had representatives of seven other nations. India now reiterates that it was just discharge of their regular diplomatic responsibilities.
India also cleared the air in a weekly press conference. “We condemn any use of violence in Myanmar. We believe that the rule of law should prevail. India stands for the restoration of democracy in Myanmar,” Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.
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“We have urged the release of political prisoners and supported any attempts at resolving the current situation, including through the efforts of ASEAN. India remains engaged on this issue with our international interlocutors and at the UN Security Council in an effort to play a balanced and constructive role,” he added.
But India is quite certain as far as border crossings are concerned. India says it is dealing with it as per the country’s laws and humanitarian considerations.
This also comes in the wake of Myanmar nationals who are fleeing violence and coming to India’s border areas to cross over.
Moreover, the Centre had asked all Myanmar-bordering states to block the entry of Myanmar nationals.
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