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The Future of Asia 2021

India foreign minister says China thaw hinges on border peace

Jaishankar says 'no attempt to unilaterally change status quo is acceptable'

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, India's external affairs minister, speaks to Nikkei Asia on May 20.

NEW DELHI -- India's External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Thursday said improvement in his country's relations with China hinges on addressing the situation along their border, where peace and tranquillity has been "disturbed by Chinese actions starting last year."

"In terms of what is happening in our discussions with China, there are ongoing discussions, both diplomatic and military-level discussions on the situation in the border areas," he told Nikkei Asia in an exclusive interview on the sidelines of this year's Future of Asia conference.

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