Students at the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimphu. China has previously offered Bhutan a “swap” of the disputed territories as part of negotiations to resolve their border feud. Photo: AFP
Students at the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimphu. China has previously offered Bhutan a “swap” of the disputed territories as part of negotiations to resolve their border feud. Photo: AFP
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India’s alarm spikes as China and Bhutan move closer to resolving border feud

  • China’s talks with Bhutan prompted India to send its foreign secretary over for meetings with the kingdom’s leaders
  • Bhutan faces growing pressure domestically to settle border dispute with China and any deal with Beijing could hurt India’s strategic interests, analysts note

Students at the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimphu. China has previously offered Bhutan a “swap” of the disputed territories as part of negotiations to resolve their border feud. Photo: AFP
Students at the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimphu. China has previously offered Bhutan a “swap” of the disputed territories as part of negotiations to resolve their border feud. Photo: AFP
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