China protests Modi’s acknowledgement of congratulations from Taiwan’s Lai on his re-election

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(, Jun07’24) —Although the exchanged messages were devoid of any political contents, China on Jun 6 took exception to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s acknowledgement of Taiwanese President Lai Ching-te’s congratulations on his alliance’s victory in the just concluded general election.

Writing on the X (formerly Twitter) platform, Modi had said he was looking forward to closer ties as “we work towards mutually beneficial economic and technological partnership”.

Taking note of it, the Chinese foreign ministry urged India to resist Taiwan’s “political calculations’” and not do anything to violate the “one-China principle&...

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