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Singapore PM walks fine line on China-US relations in Ukraine remarks

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong revealed his cautious approach to China-US relations in his remarks that Beijing is in “an awkward position” over the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to observers. Chinese diplomatic observers said Lee was presenting Beijing’s position to his Washington hosts, while remaining true to US …

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Why Singapore PM’s Nehru comment hit a raw nerve in India

As a former Indian diplomat accustomed to dulcet exchanges, Gopalaswami Parthasarathy was taken aback at Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s apparent suggestion that the country’s parliamentary standards had declined since the time of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.But as a diplomat – he has served as India’s high …

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