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November 9th, 2011
China Envoy Loses Cool Over Indian Map

The Chinese ambassador to India told a journalist in New Delhi to “shut up” in a heated exchange over a map that showed parts of India within China, newspapers reported. Reporters noticed that a map in a Chinese brochure about an investment in India showed the Indian border state of Arunachal Pradesh as part of China and also challenged India’s claims in the Kashmir region. “Peppered with questions on the map showing Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh in China and Kashmir in Pakistan, Zhang Yan told the journalist to ‘shut up’,” the Hindustan Times reported. Read More