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Chinese foreign ministry condemns PM Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh

Both India and China have sought to rebuild trust after an armed standoff over a stretch of the Himalayan border in 2017

Reuters 

China's foreign ministry on Saturday condemned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the northeastern border state of Arunachal Pradesh, also claimed by China, saying it "resolutely opposes" activities of Indian leaders in the region. Modi's visit was part of a series of public meetings in the region aimed at garnering support for his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party ahead on Indian elections that are due to be held by May. Despite recent efforts to improve bilateral ties in both countries, disputes over the mountainous Indo-China border - ...

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 15:05 IST
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