Masood Azhar is the leader of the Jaish-e-Mohammed militant group based in Pakistan. Photo: AFP

China deflects India’s call for United Nations sanctions on leader of Pakistan-based militants

  • Beijing delays vote indefinitely on blacklisting of Masood Azhar, whose group killed dozens of Indian paramilitary police in an attack in Kashmir last month
Topic |   China-India relations

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Masood Azhar is the leader of the Jaish-e-Mohammed militant group based in Pakistan. Photo: AFP
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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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