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DEFENCE MINISTER RAJNATH SINGH LAUDS INDIAN ARMY’S HANDLING OF CURRENT SECURITY ENVIRONMENT; HERE’S WHAT HE SAID

Rajnath Singh said, “I’m extremely proud of the initiatives undertaken by the Indian Army in the current security environment.”

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday lauded the Indian Army for the way it is handling the “current security environment”, in a clear reference to the border standoff with China in eastern Ladakh.

Addressing the Army Commanders’ Conference, the Defence Minister also said that the government will leave no stone unturned to strengthen the “arms of our armed forces”.

The top Army commanders are carrying out a comprehensive review of India’s combat readiness along the Line of Actual Control with China as well as the situation in Jammu and Kashmir at a four-day conference that began on Monday.

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, he said that the Army has been successful in addressing several challenges to the security and sovereignty of this country since the Independence. Singh added be it terrorism, insurgency or any external attack, the Army has played a significant role in neutralising those threats.

He tweeted, “Addressed the Army Commanders’ Conference in New Delhi today. I’m extremely proud of the initiatives undertaken by the Indian Army in the current security environment.”

“The Indian Army has been successful in addressing several challenges to the security and sovereignty of this country since the Independence. Be it the problem of terrorism, insurgency or any external attack, the Army has played a significant role in neutralising those threats,” he also tweeted.

“The Ministry of Defence is committed to facilitate the Army in their forward movement on road to reforms and help them in achieving advantages in all areas. We will leave no stone unturned to strengthen the arms of our Armed forces,” he further tweeted.The Indian and Chinese armies are locked in an over five-month bitter standoff in eastern Ladakh with each side deploying over 50,000 troops in the region, reflecting the intensity of the confrontation. Both sides held multiple rounds of talks but no breakthrough in resolving the standoff has been found yet.

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