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Collusion with China, Maldives President’s big statement without taking the name of India – We are definitely small..

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Maldives President Mohammed Muizzu

Amidst the ongoing diplomatic tension with India, Maldives President Mohammed Muizzu took an indirect dig at India without naming it. “We may be small but that doesn’t give them license to bully us,” Mohammad Muizzu said at a press conference after his five-day visit to China. Let us tell you that this statement of the President of Maldives has come amid the diplomatic dispute between India and Maldives, when Maldivian leaders made derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Lakshadweep, after which three ministers were removed from their posts on January 7. Was suspended from.

It came as China said it “firmly opposes external interference” in the internal affairs of the Maldives and supports the sovereignty and independence of the island nation.

Big statement from the President of Maldives

“The two sides agree to continue to firmly support each other to safeguard their respective core interests,” a joint statement from China and the Maldives said. The Maldives is seeking a development path that suits its national conditions and firmly opposes external interference in the internal affairs of the Maldives.” In China, the President of the Maldives asked Beijing to send more tourists to the island nation. Appealed to “intensify” the efforts. “Before Covid, China was our (Maldives) number one market and my request is that we accelerate efforts for China to regain this position,” he said.

Increasing closeness between China and Maldives

China and the Maldives signed 20 agreements that include cooperation in tourism to increase Chinese tourists to the island nation. The joint statement said the two sides also signed the Action Plan for Building a China-Maldives Comprehensive Strategic Cooperative Partnership (2024-2028) and signed documents on cooperation in areas such as the Belt and Road. “Since the establishment of diplomatic relations 52 years ago, the two countries have always respected and supported each other,” it said.

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