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(Opinion) India over-sensitive on China’s engagement in South Asia

2017-03-21 09:03:24       source:Global Times

March 21, 2017

"At the invitation of the Defense Ministry of Sri Lanka and Nepal, China's State Councilor and Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan on Sunday embarked on a visit to the two South Asian countries. As observers started to predict that the tour could unnerve New Delhi, such analysis was swiftly verified by Indian media.

The tone of a report in the Hindustan Times sounds vigilant and sour. Claiming that Chang's visit to Nepal and the first ever China-Nepal joint military drill has made New Delhi 'nervous,' the newspaper also noted that the Nepalese government 'cannot afford to say no to Beijing,' as if China is carrying a stick around when interacting with its neighbors."

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