China has strongly criticized the Indian Vice President’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying that visits by Indian leaders to the illegally established state could affect bilateral relations, so India should refrain from such moves.
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a statement that China strongly opposes the visit and urges India to respect China’s concerns and not take any steps that could complicate the border issue and enhance mutual trust and bilateral relations. Damaged.
China claims 90,000 square kilometers of Tibet in India’s northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh.
Reacting to the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s statement, the Indian Foreign Ministry spokesman said that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of India and Indian leaders travel to the state of Arunachal Pradesh as usual, so we reject such comments.
China does not recognize the so-called Arunachal Pradesh illegally set by India and firmly opposes the recent visit of #India‘s vice president MVenkaiahNaidu to the area: Chinese FM spokesperson Zhao Lijian. The area is called Zangnan in China. pic.twitter.com/YHU6kzzYry
– Global Times (timesglobaltimesnews) October 13, 2021
It may be recalled that on October 9, the Vice President of India visited the disputed state of Arunachal Pradesh where he addressed the state assembly and inaugurated a paper recycling unit in the state capital Atangar.