South Asia and Beyond

Mic ‘Glitch’ As Indian Diplomat Snubs China

A microphone glitch made it impossible to hear Indian diplomat Priyanka Sohoni flay China’s BRI at a conference in Beijing. She said it impinged on India’s territorial sovereignty and was not transparent or fair. Minutes earlier, Pakistan’s diplomat had heaped praise on the BRI and everything went off well. But when it was India’s turn, the microphone went silent.

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