An Indian naval officer salutes Chinese President Xi Jinping upon his arrival in Goa, India in October 2016. Unlike at the land border between them, China and India’s interactions at sea have not been tense thus far, but this may not last. Photo: AP
Zhou Bo
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Zhou Bo

China and India need to talk, navy to navy, to prevent Indian Ocean hostilities

Zhou Bo says formal confidence-building measures to reduce fear of attack between the navies of China and India are something both sides should consider, as Beijing’s large investment in its navy may lead to more encounters in the Indian Ocean in the future

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An Indian naval officer salutes Chinese President Xi Jinping upon his arrival in Goa, India in October 2016. Unlike at the land border between them, China and India’s interactions at sea have not been tense thus far, but this may not last. Photo: AP
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