Sri Lanka Needs Support, Not

Lanka Wants Assist, Not "Undesirable Stress": India Slams China Over Ship

Hitting out at China for its remarks on India’s objection to the docking of its high-tech ship at Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port, New Delhi on Saturday firmly instructed Beijing that what Colombo wants now’s “assist, not undesirable strain or pointless controversies” to serve one other nation’s agenda.

“We now have famous the remarks of the Chinese language Ambassador. His violation of primary diplomatic etiquette could also be a private trait or reflecting a bigger nationwide perspective,” the Excessive Fee of India in Sri Lankan tweeted.

It mentioned the Chinese language envoy Qi Zhenhong’s view of India could also be colored by how his personal nation behaves.

“India, we guarantee him, could be very totally different,” the Indian mission mentioned.

The Ambassador’s imputing a geopolitical context to the go to of a purported scientific analysis vessel is a giveaway, the mission mentioned, including that “opaqueness and debt pushed agendas are actually a significant problem, particularly for smaller nations. Latest developments are a warning”.