High standard of hospitality in India to counter Chinese influence in Myanmar leaders want to force
Data for: Myanmar leader Senior General Than Shwe
special writer for the newspaper to Cui L
Recently, the Myanmar leader Senior General Than Shwe’s visit to India by the high standard of hospitality. Western media have read said that this marks the India to abandon its “moral teachings”, not criticized Myanmar’s military government, for fear of Myanmar into China, unable to get its oil and natural gas.
Indian red carpet Senior General Than Shwe
8 5 March, the Spanish “Eurasian Review” Web site published an article entitled “Embracing the Myanmar: India’s foreign policy realism “in the media. The article said that the end of July in honor of the Indian leader Senior General Than Shwe of Myanmar to further strengthen bilateral relations show. The article said that as the development of infrastructure in Yunnan Province, China, like India also hopes to develop in northeast India and Myanmar to connect the city’s transport corridors. India agreed to work with Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, establish road and rail networks. India to Myanmar’s diplomatic breakthrough, and is considered competitive with rival China, competition for influence in Burma.
7 月 25 日 to 29, has always been reclusive Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe, to India for a five-day visit, triggering a global media attention. In recent days, between the two countries to talk about why the relationship approached, consider what is behind such issues, the international media has been affecting the nerve. However, a number of media invariably believe that India and Myanmar to strengthen ties to counterbalance China’s influence.
Than Shwe to India, July 26 visit to Bodh Gaya in Bihar, said that enlightenment of Sakyamuni Buddha is the place. Hong Kong, “Asia Times” said that Than Shwe is extremely devout, praying here about five hours, and donated to the monastery for about $ 11,000 incense money. Obviously, the more he hoped the road ahead is smooth as possible.
According to Agence France-Presse reported on July 29, July 27, in the Indian capital New Delhi, the Indian side to the red carpet to greet Senior General Than Shwe. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh talks with him. Day, the two countries signed a package deal, including two countries to strengthen border security to curb India’s northeast separatist insurgency. India to provide 60 million dollars in loans used to build the road connecting Myanmar with India. India also provide $ 10 million to Myanmar’s aid to be used to purchase modern farm equipment.
India, “Calcutta Telegraph,” July 22, said bluntly, Burma’s strategic position is very important for New Delhi. From northern India, Manipur and other states of the northern rebels in the jungles of Burma as a cover for continuing to take provocative actions. Myanmar leader’s visit, India’s foreign policy from the “moralizing” to “pragmatism” of another example. Previously, New Delhi supported by the Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s democracy movement.
According to the “Hindustan Times” reported on August 1, Myanmar official newspaper “New Light of Myanmar,” editorial, July 31, said Than Shwe’s visit to India is a huge bilateral friendship and cooperation milestone. Than Shwe’s visit will also help to enhance the geographical and cultural ties between the two countries.
“Calcutta Telegraph,” the disclosure, the most recent years, the warming relations between India and Myanmar. Back in 2004, Than Shwe visited India on. Two years later, the then Indian President Abdul Kalam to visit Myanmar. In 2008, the number two in Myanmar Maung Aye to visit India. Indian Vice President Ansari and Indian military leaders made a return visit to Myanmar last year. Earlier this year, Indian Foreign Secretary and Indian Minister of Interior Pillay Rao to visit Myanmar. And frequent exchange of visits between senior leaders is evident.
worry about China’s influence
the face of the relationship between India and Myanmar unusual warming, various media have to be interpreted.
AFP claimed that India not only requires the Burmese government in the fight against separatist forces to provide collaboration, India eyeing Burma’s oil and gas. India wants to counter China’s growing influence in Myanmar.
July 27, Reuters reported that India since since the early 1990s, no criticism of Myanmar, for fear of pushing it to China can not be Myanmar’s oil and natural gas.
“Asia Times” said that since the mid-1990s, India began to show his good will to the Burmese military government. Initially, the Indian operations hesitation, but in the past 10 years is no longer “still holds partly concealed”, but publicly “cotton.”
“Asia Times” reported that India believes that, if it still does not establish friendly relations with Burma, then India’s “Look East” policy will not be successful. After all, Myanmar is a “land bridge” linking India and Southeast Asia. India recognizes that in the foreseeable future, the generals still in power.
back in Than Shwe’s visit to India this before, “Calcutta Telegraph,” July 22 published an article that the Indian intelligence agencies were concerned, the Chinese businessmen in the increasing influence in Burma. Whether in Burma or Myanmar inland boundary, the influence of Chinese businessmen to India’s intelligence agencies are on pins and needles, this influence in Myanmar, Mandalay and De Muyou business center is obvious. India, an official in the Ministry of the Interior to accept the “Calcutta Telegraph” interview even said: “an intelligence report shows that in five years, Burma will become a colony of China.”
Burmese exiles is lost
“Hindustan Times” reported on July 27, in India for thousands of Burmese exiles, Than Shwe’s visit to India angry, and urged the Indian government not to support Myanmar next election. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates, there are about 3500 refugees from Myanmar, India, and another 4,500 people are seeking asylum. However, the unofficial figure is 10 million Burmese refugees.
Agence France-Presse said that India in the mid-1990s, firmly supports Aung San Suu Kyi, it has now give way to security, energy, and strategic priorities.
United States, “Wall Street Journal,” July 29, entitled “Indian Machiavelli style to” a text. The article said that India’s policy makers will one day sooner or later give up their foreign policy principles and regret.
accept the “Youth Reference” newspaper reporters, China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, said Fu Xiaoqiang, director of terrorism research center, rather special relationship between India and Myanmar, the two have a British colony. In the geopolitical relations, Myanmar to India is very important. In addition, the Bay of Bengal region in India also, “Monroe Doctrine” complex, not to encroach on others. As Myanmar will become China’s colony, which is totally without any basis of untrue, Myanmar will never become a Chinese colony. India’s “Look East” policy, in fact, the national interest dictates.