During his inauguration speech at Aero India 2021 event, Union defense minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday launched a verbal attack on China over the Ladakh standoff, saying that India is prepared to defend territorial integrity at all costs.
The defense minister was speaking at the 13th edition of the Aero India international air show that took off at Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru on Wednesday. This statement comes at a time when India is locked in a border confrontation with China.
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India is vigilant and prepared to counter and defeat any misadventure to defend our people and the territorial integrity at all costs," said Singh. Calling terrorism a global threat, the Union minister spoke about the challenges faced by India from multiple fronts.
Defense Minister also targetted Pakistan over its support for Anti-India terrorist outfits. “India also faces threats and challenges emanating from multiple fronts. India is a victim of state-sponsored and state inflicted terrorism, which is now a global threat,” said Singh.