Feb 11, 2019 08:36 PM

Beijing ‘Opposed’ to Indian Leader’s Visit to Disputed Region

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: IC
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: IC

Beijing and New Delhi exchanged heated public statements after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the region which his nation calls Arunachal Pradesh on Feb. 9.

“The Chinese government has never recognized the so-called ‘Arunachal Pradesh’ and is firmly opposed to the Indian leader’s visit to the East Section of the China-India boundary,” China’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement (link in Chinese) over the weekend.

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