US Senate committee told Arunachal Pradesh an integral part of India, resolution passed

US Senate committee

New Delhi: China has always been eyeing Arunachal Pradesh. China is increasing its activities near the Line of Actual Control. But there has been a strong blow to the move. The United States Congress’s senatorial committee on Thursday passed a resolution recognizing Arunachal Pradesh as an integral part of India. The resolution was passed by Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Senator Bill Haggerty of Tennessee, and Senator John Cornyn of Texas.

The resolution affirms that the United States recognizes the McMahon Line as the international boundary between the People’s Republic of China and the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The resolution rejects Chinese claims that a large part of Arunachal Pradesh is PRC territory, a statement said. However, the proposal will go to the Senate for a full vote.

Senator Merkley, who served as co-chair of the Congressional Executive Commission, said, “America’s values ​​of freedom and supporting a rules-based order must be at the center of all our actions and relationships around the world, especially as the PRC government Advancing an alternative approach. He said the passage of this resolution confirms to the committee that the United States views the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh as part of the Republic of India and not the People’s Republic of China.

Senator Hegerty said that at a time when China continues to pose threats to a free and open Indo-Pacific region, it is important for the United States to stand shoulder to shoulder with its strategic partners in the region – especially India and other Quad It is very important.

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