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Irrelevant to link OBOR with India-Pak issue: China's Consul General

18 May 2017, 08:13 | Katrina Lee

China has designs to spread money and influence across the world — India isn't having it

Pakistan is an important player in the region and China wants to connect the world through CPEC India is failed to isolate Pakistan at international level Analysts

He said India, China and Sri Lanka were very much part of the ancient Silk Road route as the Chinese Buddhist scholars like Faxian visited both India and Sri Lanka leading to big discoveries of Buddhist relics in Sri Lanka.

"We have differences and some (of them) are of serious nature. It was not finalised so we still look forward to her visit to China in coming months and if not this year then next year", Zhanwu said.Mamata is scheduled to visit China next month.

Zhanwu also reaffirmed that his countrys ambitious One Belt and One Road Initiative, renamed as BRI, does not alter its stand on the India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir, saying it is a bilateral issue to be resolved only through negotiation.

"CPEC is a project thats between China and Pakistan and I think work has started (on it)", Zhanwu said when asked whether China would consider rethinking the CPEC alignment given Indias concerns.

"As per the concern over the Kashmir region as we said before, it is an issue between India and Pakistan".

Beijing again sought to allay New Delhi's fear that China would meddle in the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan.

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He further added, "While Pakistan-Economic -Corridor is between Islamabad and Beijing and we suggest India no to drag Kashmir into it". On the question of Kashmir, China's position has been consistent and clear.

In 1954, India and China signed five principles of peaceful co-existence or Panchsheel that talked about mutual respect for each other's territorial integrity and sovereignty, mutual non-aggression, mutual non-interference in each other's internal affairs, equality and mutual benefit and peaceful co-existence.

Besides Premier Wickremesinghe, the summit was attended by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and several other leaders, heads of UN, World Bank and International Monetary Fund.

On Tuesday China had said that its "doors will always remain open" for India's participation in the BRI, notwithstanding New Delhi's decision not to participate in a two-day brainstorming forum that had concluded the previous day.

"The Chinese president has made it clear that the initiative would not resort to the old practice of geopolitical manoeuvring", he said.



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