Indian and Chinese flags are seen in Beijing. Troops along the shared border have been locked in a tense stand-off for nearly a month, with India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday admitting to tensions. Photo: AFP Indian and Chinese flags are seen in Beijing. Troops along the shared border have been locked in a tense stand-off for nearly a month, with India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday admitting to tensions. Photo: AFP
Indian and Chinese flags are seen in Beijing. Troops along the shared border have been locked in a tense stand-off for nearly a month, with India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday admitting to tensions. Photo: AFP

China using border tensions to warn India not to side with US: ex-foreign secretary Shyam Saran

  • The former diplomat said Beijing’s recent moves, including its Hong Kong security law, suggest it will be ‘more assertive post-pandemic’
  • India will head the WHO Executive Council and may influence two critical issues for Beijing: a coronavirus investigation and Taiwan’s observer status

Topic |   China-India border dispute
Indian and Chinese flags are seen in Beijing. Troops along the shared border have been locked in a tense stand-off for nearly a month, with India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday admitting to tensions. Photo: AFP Indian and Chinese flags are seen in Beijing. Troops along the shared border have been locked in a tense stand-off for nearly a month, with India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday admitting to tensions. Photo: AFP
Indian and Chinese flags are seen in Beijing. Troops along the shared border have been locked in a tense stand-off for nearly a month, with India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday admitting to tensions. Photo: AFP
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