Rohingya refugees having been crossing over to Bangladesh in large numbers, but Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not bring up this issue on his recent trip to Myanmar.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj met with Bhutanese foreign minister Damcho Dorji on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC ministerial meeting.
The Sinosphere will be no different to Pax Americana and China’s rise should not prompt India to choose sides in a global contest.
“There should be no glorification of terrorists as martyrs,” the BIMSTEC statement asserted, referring to Nawaz Sharif’s comments on Burhan Wani.
Myanmar’s state counsellor said decades-old tensions cannot be resolved in a day in a very “young democracy”.