Taiwan crisis: India calls for restraint, de-escalation of tensions | India News,The Indian Express
Responding to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan recently, China launched extensive military drills around Taiwan.
The Ministry of External Affairs Friday said India is concerned over the developments between Taiwan and China and called for avoiding unilateral action to change the status quo in the region.
In its first reaction on the crisis in Taiwan, India also underlined the need to maintain peace and stability in the region.
Addressing the media, MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, “Like many other countries, India too is concerned at recent developments. We urge the exercise of restraint, avoidance of unilateral actions to change status quo, de-escalation of tensions and efforts to maintain peace and stability in the region.”
Responding to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan recently, China launched extensive military drills around Taiwan.
Pelosi, had landed in Taiwan on August 2, ignoring Chinese threats and a warning by President Xi Jinping, delivered to President Joe Biden, to “not play with fire” (by provoking China).