India foreign minister says ties with China can't be normal with border tension

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India's Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi greet the media before their meeting in New Delhi, India, March 25, 2022. @DrSJaishankar/ Twitter/Handout via REUTERS

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NEW DELHI, March 25 (Reuters) - India's foreign minister said after meeting his Chinese counterpart in New Delhi that ties between the countries cannot be normal as long as there is a huge deployment of troops along their disputed border.

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar told a news briefing after a three-hour meeting with China's Wang Yi that frictions and tensions on the border cannot be reconciled with normal relations.

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Reporting by Devjyot Ghoshal and Krishna N. Das; editing by Philippa Fletcher

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