India backs Vietnam, others against China
Territorial disputes must be settled through peaceful means, says junior foreign minister V.K. Singh
South China Sea: India backs Vietnam, others against China
India on Thursday supported the stand taken by some South-East Asian nations that have called for freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, where China is locked in maritime disputes with many of its neighbours.
In his remarks at the fifth East Asia Summit foreign ministers’ meeting in Kuala Lumpur, junior foreign minister V.K. Singh warned that “in a world of inter-dependence and globalization, there is no option but to follow international laws and norms”.
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