China reaffirms support to Pakistan on Kashmir

China reaffirms support to Pakistan on Kashmir

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New York, Sep 24 (IANS) China reaffirmed its support to Pakistan on the Kashmir issue during a meeting between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly here.
According to Radio Pakistan, Wang Yi on Monday reiterated commitment of the Chinese leadership to support Pakistan "on all issues of its core national interest".
Imran Khan spoke of the alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir and also said that Pakistan attaches high priority to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and reiterated Pakistan's resolve to complete ongoing projects under it.
Both the sides also discussed regional security and agreed to continue close consultation and coordination for promotion of peace and stability in the region.
They also agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in diverse areas, said Radio Pakistan.
Imran Khan, who is scheduled to address the UN General Assembly on Friday, also met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte, World Bank President David Malpass and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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