Manoj Kewalramani was quoted in two articles in Arab News on 09 October 2019 in an article discussing the agenda for talks ahead of the Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping informal summit in Chennai, India. Manoj was quoted as saying:
“My expectation from the summit is very low. The fact that the summit has been announced just two days before it is taking place shows there have been difficulties. Over the last eight months, the relationship has been stressful. China wants to play the role of balancer between India and Pakistan but it’s a very difficult game to play largely because New Delhi will find it tough accepting Beijing’s position.”
The full article can be read on Arab News here.