China’s Shin Yan 6 has docked at Colombo despite India sharing its concerns several times with Sri Lanka. While China calls the Shi Yan 6 a “scientific research vessel” with a crew of 60 to conduct oceanography, geology and marine ecology tests, India is wary that it will be used to spy on Indian military assets in the Indian Ocean. So why is Shin Yan 6 docking at Colombo a cause of concern for India? Hindustan Times’ Executive Editor Shishir Gupta explains in the latest episode of Point Blank.
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