Late on Wednesday night, news was heard from the president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, when he allegedly told the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, “it is not as if you had China on your border “.
The news comes from a new book written by two journalists from The Washington Post. According to the book, “Modi’s eyes filled with surprise” after Trump’s comment.
“Modi’s expression changed gradually, from shock and concern to resignation,” he says. A Trump aide concluded that Modi probably “left that meeting and said:” This is not a serious man. I can’t count on this man as a partner, “the book added.
When this news began to circulate, the Indians turned to Google to answer their questions and ensure that India and China really shared a border.
On Google, search terms such as “india china border” and “china border” skyrocketed late at night, indicating a keen search interest in the terms.
To further confirm their doubts, the Indians also searched for the name of the border, the length and exactly where it meets India.
The authors of the book cite a White House official who says that sometimes, Trump is “dangerously uninformed.”
Last year, there was an uproar in India after Trump said Modi had sought his mediation to solve the Kashmir problem during his meeting outside the G20 summit in Osaka in Japan.
Within an hour, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement without calling Trump a liar.
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