Amid bilateral tensions over the Sikkim standoff, China today issued an advisory for its citizens travelling to India, asking them to take necessary precautions for their personal safety.
"It is not a travel alert. It is an advisory asking Chinese travellers to be careful," an official of the Chinese Foreign Ministry told PTI here.
The advisory asked Chinese people travelling to India to pay close attention to the security situation and take necessary precautions.
The advisory, which is in Chinese and has today's date on it, was issued through the country's Embassy in New Delhi.
It asked Chinese travellers to pay close attention to the local security situation, improve self-protection awareness, strengthen security, reduce unnecessary travel, pay attention to personal and property safety as well as to provide advance information to family and friends.