New Delhi, Jan 18: Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju on Monday, Jan 18, said that India need not be alarmed over border issues as talks with China were in progress.
Speaking to reporters, Pallam said, "As long as the border dispute is being worked on and debated between the two countries, we need not be alarmed about all these incidents, whether actual or reported."
Raju's statement comes after Jammu Kashmir government had agreed at a meeting that China was encroaching into the land with a "specific design" to grab a particular area to extend its control till Indus river.
Raju noted that the most important aspect of the bilateral relationship with China was the growing trade.
The minister also said in the recently concluded Copenhagen Climate summit both India and China had worked together for their rights.
"I think there are several areas we can work on and these things (border disputes) will be resolved," he added.