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China angered by Modi's Arunachal visit, says 'don't complicate' situation

China claims the region in the eastern Himalayas as 'South Tibet', and it has denounced Indian leaders' visits there as attempts to bolster India's claims

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China on Thursday expressed anger over a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Arunachal Pradesh, which China also claims, and said India should stop any action that might complicate the dispute. China claims the region in the eastern Himalayas as “South Tibet”, and it has denounced Indian leaders’ visits there as attempts to bolster India’s claims. “China’s position on the China-India boundary question is consistent and clear-cut,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said in a statement carried by the official Xinhua news ...

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First Published: Fri, February 16 2018. 07:35 IST
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