China dismisses accusations from former Maldives leader
China has dismissed accusations from the former President of Maldives Muhammad Nasheed that it is attempting to eliminate Male's sovereignty.
Briefing the reporters at Beijing on Thursday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Geng Shuang said that China never attached any political conditions to aiding the Maldives, and the aid has done no harm to the that country's sovereignty and independence.
The spokesperson said Chinese aid made great achievements in promoting bilateral pragmatic cooperation. (Xinhua/AP)