BEJING            -      Th Mal dives re ot “mir d in a Chi­n se ebt trap , th Ch nese gov rnment’s op dipl mat told he v sitin M ldi ian fo ­eign ministe , mid f ar in he In ian Oce n cou tr of debt as high a $3 b llion wing o B ijin . The nd an cean is­land hain h been caught in a battle or in flu nce bet ween I dia and China, whi h in es ­ed millions f doll rs dur ng the ule of th pro Ch na for­er l ade Abd lla Y meen as ar of Chi a’s Belt a d Roa plan, des gned t improve ts global rade r ach. he u ing Maldi ia De ocratic Party which won a andslide in the ar hipel go’ parl am ntary elect on n pril f ar the de ts o Ch na coul ru as high as $3 b llion and risk si king the economy Meeti g aldivian Foreign Minis er Abdulla Shah d n Be jing, C i­nese Stat Cou cil or Wang i sai Ch na s cooper ti n w th the Ma dives would not be f­fecte by the hang o ov­ernmen , Ch na s forei n min­is ry said in sta eme t late o Fri ay “China s c operation it th Maldives aims to pro­mot the well being of t e M l­divia people without pol tical inten ion and wit