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 individualss wellbeing, develop a green, digital and healthy corridor, and support Pakistans industrialization to enhance its sustainable development ability.
Xi stated that China wants to reinforce coordination and cooperation with Pakistan on multilateral platforms consisting of the United Nations, to secure world and local peace and stability.
On Saturday, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in his conference with Khan said Pakistan is Chinas top priority in neighbourhood diplomacy and encourages its company enterprises to invest.
Pakistan wants to take active actions to promote the building and construction of the second stage of CPEC, and strengthen cooperation with China in the fields of industry, farming and details technology, said Khan.
This is Khans 4th check out to China as he paid last visit in October 2019.

China on Sunday promised better cooperation with Pakistan under the USD 60 billion CPEC investment programme and required solving the Kashmir concern appropriately and quietly while opposing any “unilateral actions” that might complicate the situation as Prime Minister Imran Khan held talks with the top Chinese leadership, including President Xi Jinping.
Khan contacted President Xi on the last day of his four-day see to China to discuss a host of problems including the sluggish rate of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and increasing issues of Beijing over recurring attacks on Chinese personnel operating in its different projects in Pakistan.
In his meeting with Khan, Xi said China firmly supports Pakistan in protecting national independence, sovereignty, self-respect and combating terrorism, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
He said China is willing to join hands with Pakistan to push forward the in-depth advancement of the CPEC and make sure the execution of essential jobs.
“Both sides repeated that a tranquil and thriving South Asia is in the common interest of all celebrations,” stated a joint statement issued at the end of Khans check out to China to participate in the opening event of the Beijing Winter Olympics.
“They emphasised the importance of pursuit of dialogue and resolution of all exceptional conflicts to promote local cooperation and advance the goals of lasting peace, stability and shared prosperity in the region,” it said.
“The Pakistan side briefed the Chinese side on the most recent developments on the scenario in Jammu & & Kashmir, including its issues, position and pushing problems at the minute. The Chinese side restated that the Kashmir problem was a conflict left from history, and should be correctly and in harmony fixed based on the UN Charter, appropriate Security Council resolutions and bilateral contracts. China opposes any unilateral actions that make complex the circumstance,” it said.
In the past, India strongly rejected references made to Jammu and Kashmir in a previous joint statement by Pakistan and China and asserted that the union territory in addition to Ladakh have actually been and will stay its inalienable and essential part.
In July 2021, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi had challenged reference made to the so-called China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in a statement by the two countries, saying it remains in Indian territory that has actually been illegally inhabited by Pakistan.
“As in the past, India unconditionally rejects any referral to Jammu and Kashmir. The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the union territory of Ladakh has actually been and will stay a important and inalienable part of India,” Bagchi had actually stated.
The spokesperson had actually said that India has regularly communicated to both China and Pakistan that the so-called CPEC is in Indias territory.
“We resolutely oppose any efforts by other countries to change the status quo in locations unlawfully inhabited by Pakistan as also to Pakistan raising any material modification in Indian areas under its illegal occupation. We hire parties worried to stop such actions,” he said.
The China-Pakistan joint statement likewise stated that China acknowledged Pakistans sacrifices and efforts in the fight against terrorism including that both sides reaffirmed their dedication to combating terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
It stated, “both sides accepted continue the momentum in defence cooperation at various levels in between the militaries of Pakistan and China”.
China has become Pakistans greatest supplier of weapons including battle tanks, fighter aircraft and newest marine frigates.”They highlighted that stronger defence and security cooperation between Pakistan and China was an important factor of peace and stability in the area,” it said.
In his meeting with Khan, Xi while calling for “firmer self-confidence” between China and Pakistan relations said that “tactical significance” of all-weather ties are “getting more popular” as two nations signed numerous agreements to tighten all-weather ties.
The joint statement stated “both sides revealed their strong decision to protect CPEC from all threats and negative propaganda”.
Pakistan declared its commitment to making all-out efforts for the security of all Chinese personnel, projects and institutions in Pakistan and the Chinese side expressed its appreciation for the steps taken by Pakistan.
China has repeatedly contacted Pakistan to step up security for thousands of its workers working 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 offenses versus Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang.
Corresponding with his check out, the 2 sides signed a host of MoUs, covering bilateral cooperation in locations of technical and economic, market, investment, facilities, space, vaccine, digitalisation, standardisation, disaster management, culture, sports and professional education, the joint statement said.
Prominent of these contracts whose details are not revealed was the brand-new Framework Agreement on Industrial Cooperation to begin the construction of the 2nd stage of the CPEC in which China has up until now invested about USD 25 billion, according to its envoy to Islamabad, Nong Rong.
In his conference with Khan, Xi contacted the 2 sides to “create better future for bilateral relations with firmer self-confidence”, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. He did not elaborate.
The joint statement said “the two sides are ready to talk about with Afghanistan the extension of the CPEC to Afghanistan”.

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