China on Friday cautioned India against making “a key miscount with respect to China”, in a sharp response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unexpected visit to Ladakh to meet Indian soldiers.

China likewise portrayed Mr. Modi’s remarks on “expansionism” as being “overstated and created”, hidden the strained condition of relations. “China has separated limit with 12 of its 14 neighbouring nations through quiet exchanges, transforming land outskirts into obligations of benevolent collaboration. It’s unfounded to see China as ‘expansionist’, misrepresent and create its debates with neighbours,” Ji Rong, the representative of the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi, said on Twitter.

In Beijing, the Chinese Foreign Ministry responded to Mr. Modi’s visit by saying India ought not “muddle” the circumstance along the fringe. “China and India are in correspondence with one another through military and discretionary channels,” Foreign Ministry representative Zhao Lijian said at an every day press instructions, when gotten some information about the visit. “Neither one of the sides should make any move that may entangle the fringe circumstance.” “I might want to pressure that China trusts that India will work with us, follow reliably the significant accord came to between the two chiefs, submit to the understandings came to between the two governments, reinforce correspondence and coordination on appropriately dealing with the current circumstance through conciliatory and military channels, and mutually maintain harmony and dependability in the outskirt regions,” he said.

Mr. Zhao stated: “as of late a few government officials in India have continued giving flippant comments that are hindering to China-India relations. It calls for coordinated endeavours on the two sides to keep up China-India relations. India should work with China for a similar objective and maintain the general interests of our two-sided relations. Misleadingly setting up boundaries for such participation disregards WTO rules, yet in addition harms India’s inclinations.”