Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom (left) shakes hands with Xi Jinping after signing deals at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

China and Maldives sign free trade, maritime deals

Agreements expected to add to concerns in New Delhi over Beijing’s influence in South Asia

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Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom (left) shakes hands with Xi Jinping after signing deals at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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