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Bhutan rejects Beijing's claim of setting up village inside Bhutanese territory

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 23 Nov 2020, 06:38 am Print

Bhutan rejects Beijing's claim of setting up village inside Bhutanese territory Bhutan-China

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Thimphu: Bhutan has rejected Chinese state media report which claimed that Beijing has set up a village inside Bhutanese territory, media reports said.

“There is no Chinese village inside Bhutan,” Major General Vetsop Namgyel, Bhutanese Ambassador to India, told ANI.

This comes after Shen Shiwei, CGTN News producer, had tweeted, “Now, we have permanent residents living in the newly established Pangda village. It’s along the valley where 35 km south to Yadong county.” 

However, the tweet was later deleted.

The Pangda village lies 2 km within Bhutanese territory, reports ANI.