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China was surprised in Doklam, never thought India would challenge it: China expert Yun Sun


Speaking about the 2017 Doklam standoff between India and China, Yun Sun said, "During the Doklam standoff in 2017, China was surprised because it was not expecting India to stand up to it and to stage a 72-73 day long standoff over a piece of barren land near Bhutan."

Yun Sun, Co-director of East Asia Program at the Stimson Centre. (Photo: Toda Peace Institute)

Three years ago when Indian soldiers stopped their Chinese counterparts from constructing a road near the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction at Doklam, China was taken by surprise as it never expected India would challenge it, said Yun Sun ...


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