China and Nepal have agreed a new height for the world’s tallest mountain. Photo: AFP China and Nepal have agreed a new height for the world’s tallest mountain. Photo: AFP
China and Nepal have agreed a new height for the world’s tallest mountain. Photo: AFP

China-India relations: could Beijing agreeing a new height for Everest with Kathmandu stir up tensions?

  • China and Nepal ended a long-running dispute and bolstered ties by adding 86cm to the height of the world’s highest peak
  • But New Delhi is unlikely to be happy about Beijing cosying up to another of its South Asian neighbours, observers say

Topic |   China-India relations
China and Nepal have agreed a new height for the world’s tallest mountain. Photo: AFP China and Nepal have agreed a new height for the world’s tallest mountain. Photo: AFP
China and Nepal have agreed a new height for the world’s tallest mountain. Photo: AFP
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