Mumbai: India will resolve the issue through dialogue in a spirit of close and friendly bilateral relations, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that after the Nepal government expressed its concern over the inclusion of Kalapani in the new map of India, J.K. and Ladakh.
“The border delimitation exercise with Nepal is under the current system. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ravish Kumar said, “We reiterate our commitment to finding solutions through dialogue in the spirit of our close and friendly bilateral relations.”
Raveesh Kumar, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA): The boundary delineation exercise with Nepal is ongoing under the existing mechanism. We reiterate our commitment to find a solution through dialogue in the spirit of our close & friendly bilateral relations. https://t.co/5SsN0sT4Um
— ANI (@ANI) November 7, 2019
This came after Nepal raised objections that the Kalapani region in the far west of the country lies within the Nepali border. The objection came from Nepal after India released new political maps showing India as part of its territory.
However, Kumar said that the map of India shows the sovereign territory of the country. “Our map has an accurate depiction of the sovereign territory of India. He said that our border with Nepal has not been revised in the new map.
In the latest released maps, Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is also introduced as part of the newly created union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, while the Gilgit-Baltistan union territory