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India-China border conflict show Beijing’s aggression not always rhetorical, says US diplomat Alice Wells

In a Zoom chat with journalists, top US diplomat Alice Wells talked about US-India relations, US's views on China, and more. Read the full text of her interaction here.

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New Delhi: Raising questions on China’s growing powers, the US said that China’s border scuffle proved that the country’s aggression is not always rhetorical.

Addressing a select media briefing Wednesday, Alice G. Wells, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, said it was an indication of China’s disturbing behaviour.

Wells, who is retiring from the post later this month, also said China’s behaviour is why “like-minded nations” are now “rallying” with each other under a handful of diplomatic groupings such as the ‘Trilateral’ (US, Japan and India) and the ‘Quadrilateral’ or ‘Quad’ (US, Japan, India and Australia).

Read the full interaction here:

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  1. In my analysis, India, and the United States must conduct both land and maritime joint patrolling operations to contain China’s military adventurism in Asia.

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