China has said it is willing to play a 'constructive role' in mending relations between India and Pakistan.
“The conflict is occurring near the Line of Control in Kashmir. This
will not only harm the peace and stability of the two countries but also peace and tranquility of the region,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said during his regular press briefing when asked what role China could play to defuse tensions between Pakistan and India.
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"We hope the relevant sides can do more things that are conducive for peace and stability in the region and avoiding escalating the tensions and China is willing to play constructive role in improving relations between India and Pakistan," he added.
Indian troops martyred three more Kashmiris in the Budgam district on Wednesday thus resulting in further conflict. A total shutdown was observed for the fifth consecutive day in Shopian to protest against the brutalities of Indian troops during the raids.
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When asked to comment on Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers condemning India for tensions in held-Kashmir and calling upon Delhi and United Nations to implement Security Council’s resolutions on Kashmir, he said, “We have noted the relevant report.”
Responding to a question about the current border standoff between China and India in the Sikkim section, Shuang reiterated his demand and asked the Indian side to withdraw troops from Chinese territory and properly settle this dispute at an early date. “We once again require India to withdraw border troops to Indian side of boundary and properly settle this dispute at an early date,” he added.
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