Kong Xuanyou’s trip to Islamabad comes amid heightened tensions between Pakistan and India. Photo: Simon Song

Chinese envoy in Islamabad as Beijing tries to mediate in Pakistan-India crisis

  • Deputy foreign minister Kong Xuanyou is discussing tensions between the two South Asian rivals over disputed Kashmir region
  • Ministry did not give further details or say if Kong will also visit New Delhi
Topic |   Kashmir

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Kong Xuanyou’s trip to Islamabad comes amid heightened tensions between Pakistan and India. Photo: Simon Song
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Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (right) appealed to his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi (right) to help resolve its conflict with India. Photo: EPA-EFE

Pakistan appeals to China for help easing conflict with India

  • Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi makes late night call to Chinese counterpart Wang Yi as tensions mount in South Asia
  • Wang appeals to both sides to ‘exercise restraint’ to prevent tensions escalating
Topic |   China-India relations

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Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (right) appealed to his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi (right) to help resolve its conflict with India. Photo: EPA-EFE
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