Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan pictured during a welcome ceremony in Beijing. Photo: AP

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan seeks Chinese support over Kashmir as he starts Beijing visit

  • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says Beijing will support Pakistan in ‘safeguarding its territorial integrity’ but does not mention ally’s dispute with India
  • Tensions between South Asian neighbours remain high after New Delhi moved to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status
Topic |   China-India relations

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan pictured during a welcome ceremony in Beijing. Photo: AP
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Imran Khan warned of the risk of conflict between India and Pakistan during a speech at the UN last week. Photo: Reuters

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan seeks to bolster China ties ahead of Xi Jinping visit to India

  • Kashmir likely to feature prominently on agenda after New Delhi scrapped region’s special status, prompting Khan to warn of risk of conflict
  • Islamabad is pushing for international support over issue, but observers expect Beijing to focus on its economic ties with Delhi
Topic |   Pakistan

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Imran Khan warned of the risk of conflict between India and Pakistan during a speech at the UN last week. Photo: Reuters
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