The Dragon's point of view

China is not convinced that India's entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime would contribute to nuclear non-proliferation. At the same time, its official media complained that India was getting “smug“ in the face of its “golden boy“ treatment by the West. “We've noted that some of the multilateral export control regimes have changed in one way or another,“ the Chinese foreign ministry said, adding, “With that in mind, China is assessing the effectiveness of MTCR in safeguarding the international nonproliferation regime.“
China recently blocked India's entry to the Nuclear Suppliers Group, saying it has not signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.And, although Beijing is an important member of the NSG, it has not been admitted into the MTCR despite its efforts since 2004. China's official English language daily Global Times acknowledged that MTCR for India was a setback for China.
“The Chinese have become more mature in dealing with these setbacks caused by international relations,“ it editorialised on India's entry into MTCR. It blamed the US for promoting India's case saying India has become “spoiled“ and “a bit smug“ owing to the “golden boy“ treatment by the West.
“The US is not the whole world. Its endorsement does not mean India has won the backing of the world,“ China's official English language daily commented, while complaining that this amounted to a “thumbs down“ for China. “Recent years have seen the Western world giving too many thumbs up to India, but thumbs down to China. India is spoiled. Although the South Asian country's GDP is only 20% of China, it's still a golden boy in the eyes of the West, having competitive edge and more potential compared to China. The international `adulation' of India makes it a bit smug in international affairs,“ it said.
At the same time, Beijing reiterated its resolve to enhance relationship with India, saying it sent out a message of friendship along the lines of the sentiment voiced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“The Chinese side will work with the Indian side to steer the bilateral relations, and deepen cooperation in different fields,“ the statement added, and promised to “stay in communication and dialogue“ with India to resolve differences in a “fair, sensible and mutually acceptable solution“.

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