Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: India is committed to freedom of navigation, overflight and unimpeded lawful commerce in international waters in accordance with global norms, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on November 16.
He was speaking against the backdrop of China’s increasing military muscle flexing in South China Sea during an address at a meeting of 10-nation Sean and some of its dialogue partners in Jakarta.
Rajnath also underlined the importance of dialogue and diplomacy to ensure enduring peace and stability in the world.
Rajnath reaffirmed India’s message to the world at large, that this is not an era of war, and spoke about the imperative to give up the us versus them mindset.
Rajnath said India is commitment to freedom of navigation, overflight and unimpeded lawful commerce in the international waters in accordance with international laws, including United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) 1982.