Improved Indo-Pak ties crucial for regional peace, stability: China

Published: August 23, 2018
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Chinese Foreign Affairs spokesperson. PHOTO: RADIO PAKISTAN

Chinese Foreign Affairs spokesperson. PHOTO: RADIO PAKISTAN

China stressed on improved bilateral relations between Pakistan and India to ensure peace and stability in the region, Radio Pakistan reported.

While addressing a briefing on Thursday in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang said improvement in Indo-Pak relations was crucial for the region to prosper.

As a common neighbour of both the countries, China firmly supports Pakistan and India to strengthen dialogue process, enhance mutual trust and resolve differences, he said.

Answering a question pertaining to a letter penned by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Prime Minister Imran Khan, he said China welcomed the positive attitude displayed by leaders of both countries.

Kang added that China will continue to play a constructive role in improving ties between Pakistan and India.

Pakistan, India border forces not to exchange ‘sweet greetings’ over ceasefire violations

In June, India had rejected a proposal by the Chinese Ambassador to New Delhi Lou Zhaohui for a trilateral summit involving Pakistan, India and China, reported Scroll.

“If Russia, China and Mongolia can have a trilateral summit, then why not India, China and Pakistan?” Lou had said at an event in New Delhi on Monday. “We cannot stand another Doklam incident. Let us make a joint effort to maintain peace along the border.”

The Ministry of External Affairs of the Hindu-majority country had said that the matters concerning the relationship of Islamabad and New Delhi ‘cannot’ involve any third party.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Amit
    Aug 23, 2018 - 3:53PM

    More than india and pak better china and Taiwan relationship is important and ever more assertive and belligerent china is a threat not to the region but for whole of Asia.Recommend

  • cuban
    Aug 23, 2018 - 9:05PM

    Apparently China woke up and determined that USA loses regional influence if Pakistan makes peace with India. That may create some conflict with the hard core in both Pakistan and India. Recommend

  • HZR
    Aug 23, 2018 - 9:44PM

    India and Pakistan can sit across and settle their difference.There is no role for China in this.I t’s only plan is how to covert both for its profitable exports and kill local industries.Burma cancelled all its road and pipe projects with China and now Malaysia has done the same.Nations are waking up to the new East India company policies of ChinaRecommend

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