Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar meets Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan in Beijing on Monday. Photo: Reuters

China tells India it is ‘highly concerned’ about situation in Kashmir

  • Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar meets Chinese foreign minister and vice-president in Beijing
  • Wang Yi says move to strip the region of its special status will ‘trigger regional tension’ and calls for dispute to be settled ‘through peaceful means’
Topic |   China-India relations

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Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar meets Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan in Beijing on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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Supporters of Islamist political party Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan protest in Lahore against India’s move to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. Photo: EPA-EFE

China says it will support Pakistan ‘upholding its rights’ in Kashmir row with India

  • Beijing urges calm after Indian government moves to strip disputed territory of its special status but offers support to its Pakistani ally
  • Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi tells counterpart Wang Yi that he is confident China will ‘uphold justice’ on this issue
Topic |   China-India border dispute

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Supporters of Islamist political party Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan protest in Lahore against India’s move to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status. Photo: EPA-EFE
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