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Sikkim expresses solidarity for national interests amid India-China standoff

Sikkim Government and ruling Krantikari Morcha party expressed on Saturday solidarity and stand with the central government at this moment of national interest and integrity to deal with border tension with China.
Addressing a press conference here at Gangtok this morning after a day PM Narendra Modi chaired all political parties meet, Sikkim Krantikari Morcha let Government said, Sikkim is in standing solidly with Government of India and will share all responsibilities to deal with any adverse situation.

Sikkim is connected to international borders with China in Eastern and Brother part of the strategically located and conveyed that Sikkim government will keep open all border roads and National Highways to facilitate the free movement security forces.

If any situation arises, only emergency vehicular movement will be allowed, C P Sharma advisor to Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang said appealing the Sikkimese people to be mentally prepared to deal with that adverse situation.

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He said that Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang on the behalf of the Sikkimese people expressed deep condolences to 20 martyred Indian army personnel, who had lost their precious lives in the line of national security and said that Sikkim is standing with family members of the martyred army personnel at the time of this grief.

Sharma further said that Sikkim Government has already extended its solidarity in the national interest, security and integrity.

India and China discussions are being held in the aftermath of the June 15 violent clash between border troops at Galwan Valley, Ladakh, which lead to the death of 20 Indian soldiers.

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