China reacts, says Arunachal ‘inherent part’ of its territory : The Tribune India


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Tribune News Service New Delhi, December 31 China on Friday defended the renaming of 15 more places in Arunachal Pradesh by its Ministry of Civil Affairs, claiming that the state is actually southern Tibet, an “inherent part” of its territory. Zangnan (southern part of China’s Tibet) is located in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It has been China’s territory since ancient times. Zhao Lijian, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman *China refers AP as Zangnan The Chinese reaction came after India on Thursday had strongly rejected China renaming 15 places in Arunachal Pradesh and asserted it has “always been” and will...