China supports dialogue between Pak, India to resolve Kashmir issue: Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said China supports dialogue between Pakistan and India as the “most viable solution” to the Kashmir issue as he met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang here. “On the Kashmir issue, China has always been supportive of Pakistan’s stance and has assured to continue extending the same cooperation in future as well,” Sharif told media here after his meeting with Li. Pakistan’s state-run APP news agency quoted Sharif as saying that both Pakistan and China favoured negotiations with India as the “most viable solution to the Kashmir dispute.” His comments followed recent clarification by China over India’s objections to the China-Pakistan Economic (CPEC) Corridor which passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang had told PTI on May 3 that China’s position on the issue of Kashmir remains clear and consistent. “It is an issue left over from history between India and Pakistan, and shall be properly addressed by India and Pakistan through consultation and negotiation,” he said. Read more

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