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Doklam

In News: Bhutan Foreign Minister has stated India’s interests on the Doklam tri-junction will not be harmed or “compromised” by the agreement between Bhutan and China.

  • Doklam stand-off between India and China happened in 2017
  • Doklam, or Donglang in Chinese, is a plateau and a valley at the trijunction between India, Bhutan and China.
  • Doklam plateau is a 269-sq km plateau in Bhutan, which overlooks the strategic Chumbi Valley.
  • The plateau is claimed by China.
  • Bhutan has a written agreement with China that pending the final resolution of the boundary issue, peace and tranquility should be maintained.

Source: The Hindu

Previous Year Question

Q.1) Consider the following pairs: (2022)

Country: Important reason for being in the news recently

  1. Chad: Setting up a permanent military base by China
  2. Guinea: Suspension of Constitution and Government by military
  3. Lebanon: Severe and prolonged economic depression
  4. Tunisia: Suspension of Parliament by President

How many pairs given above are correctly matched?

  1. Only one pair
  2. Only two pairs
  3. Only three pairs
  4. All four pairs

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