China Warns India, Japan

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan on Thursday night for a three-day visit, China asked India and Japan to "respect its legitimate concerns".

A couple of days back, Beijing expressed serious concern over New Delhi's plan to import US-2 Shinmaywa amphibious aircraft fromTokyo. On Friday, senior spokesperson of the Chinese Foreign Ministry Lu Kang warned both New Delhi and Tokyo against issuing statements on the South China Sea (SCS) dispute. Speaking at a media conference in the Chinese capital, the spokesperson said: "We have no problem with our neighbours developing normal relations. We hope that when they develop their relationships they can respect legitimate concerns of their neighbours and contribute to regional peace and stability."

Earlier, the Indian External Affairs Ministry said that Prime Minister Modi would try hard to strengthen...

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