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

Xi revealed Chinas desire to deal with Pakistan to expand cooperation in the fields such as science and technology, agriculture and peoples wellness, build a green, healthy and digital corridor, and support Pakistans industrialization to improve its sustainable development capability.
Xi stated that China wants to reinforce coordination and cooperation with Pakistan on multilateral platforms consisting of the United Nations, to protect world and local peace and stability.
On Saturday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in his meeting with Khan said Pakistan is Chinas concern in neighbourhood diplomacy and motivates its service enterprises to invest.
Pakistan is prepared to take active actions to promote the building and construction of the second phase of CPEC, and enhance cooperation with China in the fields of farming, info and industry technology, said Khan.
This is Khans fourth visit to China as he paid last see in October 2019.

China on Sunday pledged more detailed cooperation with Pakistan under the USD 60 billion CPEC financial investment program and required dealing with the Kashmir problem properly and quietly while opposing any “unilateral actions” that might complicate the circumstance as Prime Minister Imran Khan held talks with the top Chinese management, consisting of President Xi Jinping.
Khan gotten in touch with President Xi on the last day of his four-day check out to China to discuss a host of concerns consisting of the slow rate of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and increasing concerns of Beijing over repeating attacks on Chinese personnel operating in its different projects in Pakistan.
In his meeting with Khan, Xi stated China firmly supports Pakistan in safeguarding nationwide independence, sovereignty, self-respect and fighting terrorism, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
He stated China is ready to sign up with hands with Pakistan to press forward the in-depth development of the CPEC and make sure the execution of essential tasks.
“Both sides reiterated that a peaceful and thriving South Asia is in the typical interest of all parties,” stated a joint declaration provided at the end of Khans visit to China to participate in the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics.
“They stressed the value of pursuit of discussion and resolution of all impressive disputes to promote regional cooperation and advance the objectives of long lasting peace, stability and shared success in the area,” it stated.
“The Pakistan side briefed the Chinese side on the current advancements on the situation in Jammu & & Kashmir, including its issues, position and pressing problems at the moment. The Chinese side restated that the Kashmir concern was a dispute left from history, and ought to be correctly and peacefully resolved based upon the UN Charter, relevant Security Council resolutions and bilateral contracts. China opposes any unilateral actions that complicate the scenario,” it said.
In the past, India strongly rejected references made to Jammu and Kashmir in a previous joint declaration by Pakistan and China and asserted that the union area along with Ladakh have been and will remain its inalienable and integral part.
In July 2021, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi had actually challenged reference made to the so-called China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in a statement by the 2 countries, saying it remains in Indian territory that has actually been unlawfully occupied by Pakistan.
“As in the past, India categorically declines any recommendation to Jammu and Kashmir. The union area of Jammu and Kashmir and the union area of Ladakh has been and will stay a important and inalienable part of India,” Bagchi had said.
The spokesperson had actually stated that India has 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 alter the status quo in locations unlawfully occupied by Pakistan as also to Pakistan bringing up any product modification in Indian territories under its illegal profession. We hire parties worried to stop such actions,” he stated.
The China-Pakistan joint declaration also said that China identified Pakistans sacrifices and efforts in the fight against terrorism adding that both sides reaffirmed their dedication to combating terrorism in all its types and manifestations.
It said, “both sides agreed to continue the momentum in defence cooperation at numerous levels between the militaries of Pakistan and China”.
China has become Pakistans greatest provider of weapons consisting of battle tanks, fighter aircraft and newest marine frigates.”They highlighted that stronger defence and security cooperation between Pakistan and China was an essential element of peace and stability in the area,” it said.
In his meeting with Khan, Xi while requiring “firmer self-confidence” in between China and Pakistan relations stated that “tactical significance” of all-weather ties are “getting more popular” as 2 nations signed numerous agreements to tighten all-weather ties.
The joint declaration said “both sides revealed their strong decision to secure CPEC from all hazards and negative propaganda”.
Pakistan declared its commitment to making full-blown efforts for the security of all Chinese personnel, projects and organizations in Pakistan and the Chinese side revealed its appreciation for the steps taken by Pakistan.
China has repeatedly gotten in touch with Pakistan to step up security for thousands of its personnel working in the CPEC in view of several attacks on them.
Khan praised the Chinese management for hosting the Winter Olympics which was diplomatically boycotted by the United States and its allies over human rights infractions against Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang.
Accompanying his check out, the two sides signed a host of MoUs, covering bilateral cooperation in locations of technical and financial, industry, investment, facilities, area, vaccine, digitalisation, standardisation, catastrophe management, culture, sports and trade education, the joint declaration stated.
Popular of these contracts whose information are not exposed was the brand-new Framework Agreement on Industrial Cooperation to begin the construction of the 2nd phase 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 conference with Khan, Xi called on the 2 sides to “create much better future for bilateral relations with firmer self-confidence”, state-run Xinhua news firm reported. He did not elaborate.
The joint declaration said “the two sides are all set to discuss with Afghanistan the extension of the CPEC to Afghanistan”.

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