China says opposed to ‘unilateral actions’ to resolve Kashmir issue, Xi & Imran vow to promote CPEC projects in Pakistan

Xi expressed Chinas willingness to deal with Pakistan to broaden cooperation in the fields such as science and technology, agriculture and individualss health and wellbeing, build a green, digital and healthy passage, and assistance Pakistans industrialization to enhance its sustainable development capability.
Xi stated that China is prepared to strengthen coordination and cooperation with Pakistan on multilateral platforms consisting of the United Nations, to secure world and regional peace and stability.
On Saturday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in his meeting with Khan stated Pakistan is Chinas concern in neighbourhood diplomacy and encourages its business enterprises to invest.
Pakistan is ready to take active steps to promote the construction of the second phase of CPEC, and enhance cooperation with China in the fields of agriculture, info and market technology, stated Khan.
This is Khans 4th visit to China as he paid last see in October 2019.

China on Sunday promised closer cooperation with Pakistan under the USD 60 billion CPEC financial investment programme and called for solving the Kashmir problem correctly and peacefully while opposing any “unilateral actions” that could make complex the situation as Prime Minister Imran Khan held talks with the top Chinese management, including President Xi Jinping.
Khan called on President Xi on the last day of his four-day see to China to discuss a host of concerns consisting of the slow pace of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and increasing issues of Beijing over recurring attacks on Chinese personnel working in its numerous jobs in Pakistan.
In his conference with Khan, Xi stated China firmly supports Pakistan in safeguarding nationwide self-reliance, sovereignty, self-respect and combating terrorism, state-run Xinhua news company reported.
He said China wants to sign up with hands with Pakistan to push forward the thorough development of the CPEC and ensure the execution of key tasks.
“Both sides reiterated that a peaceful and flourishing South Asia remains in the common interest of all celebrations,” stated a joint statement released at the end of Khans check out to China to go to the opening event of the Beijing Winter Olympics.
“They emphasised the significance of pursuit of discussion and resolution of all outstanding conflicts to promote regional cooperation and advance the goals of lasting peace, stability and shared success in the region,” it said.
“The Pakistan side informed the Chinese side on the most recent advancements on the scenario in Jammu & & Kashmir, including its concerns, position and pressing concerns at the moment. The Chinese side restated that the Kashmir problem was a conflict left from history, and should be effectively and in harmony dealt with based on the UN Charter, pertinent Security Council resolutions and bilateral contracts. China opposes any unilateral actions that make complex the situation,” it stated.
In the past, India highly rejected references made to Jammu and Kashmir in a previous joint statement by Pakistan and China and asserted that the union area in addition to Ladakh have actually been and will stay its important and inalienable part.
In July 2021, External Affairs Ministry representative Arindam Bagchi had objected to reference made to the so-called China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in a declaration by the two countries, stating it remains in Indian territory that has actually been illegally inhabited by Pakistan.
“As in the past, India unconditionally declines any recommendation to Jammu and Kashmir. The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the union territory of Ladakh has actually been and will remain an inalienable and important part of India,” Bagchi had stated.
The spokesperson had actually stated that India has actually consistently conveyed to both China and Pakistan that the so-called CPEC remains in Indias area.
“We resolutely oppose any attempts by other countries to change the status quo in areas unlawfully occupied by Pakistan as likewise to Pakistan raising any product change in Indian territories under its unlawful profession. We call upon parties concerned to cease such actions,” he said.
The China-Pakistan joint statement likewise said that China acknowledged Pakistans sacrifices and efforts in the battle versus terrorism adding that both sides declared their commitment to combating terrorism in all its kinds and manifestations.
It stated, “both sides agreed to continue the momentum in defence cooperation at numerous levels in between the militaries of Pakistan and China”.
China has become Pakistans most significant provider of weapons including battle tanks, fighter airplane and most current marine frigates.”They highlighted that stronger defence and security cooperation between Pakistan and China was an essential element of peace and stability in the region,” it said.
In his conference with Khan, Xi while requiring “firmer self-confidence” between China and Pakistan relations said that “strategic significance” of all-weather ties are “getting more popular” as 2 countries signed a number of contracts to tighten all-weather ties.
The joint statement said “both sides revealed their strong decision to protect CPEC from all risks and negative propaganda”.
Pakistan declared its commitment to making full-blown efforts for the security of all Chinese personnel, jobs and organizations in Pakistan and the Chinese side expressed its gratitude for the steps taken by Pakistan.
China has repeatedly called on Pakistan to step up security for countless its workers operating in the CPEC in view of several attacks on them.
Khan applauded the Chinese leadership for hosting the Winter Olympics which was diplomatically boycotted by the US and its allies over human rights infractions versus Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang.
Corresponding with his go to, the two sides signed a host of MoUs, covering bilateral cooperation in locations of economic and technical, market, financial investment, facilities, area, vaccine, digitalisation, standardisation, disaster management, culture, sports and occupation education, the joint declaration said.
Prominent of these arrangements whose information are not exposed was the new Framework Agreement on Industrial Cooperation to start the construction of the 2nd stage of the CPEC in which China has actually up until now invested about USD 25 billion, according to its envoy to Islamabad, Nong Rong.
In his meeting with Khan, Xi gotten in touch with the two sides to “create better future for bilateral relations with firmer confidence”, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. He did not elaborate.
The joint declaration stated “the two sides are all set to discuss with Afghanistan the extension of the CPEC to Afghanistan”.

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