Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (centre) unveils the updated official map of the country in August which, for the first time, included large parts of the India-administered Jammu and Kashmir region. Photo: EPA Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (centre) unveils the updated official map of the country in August which, for the first time, included large parts of the India-administered Jammu and Kashmir region. Photo: EPA
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (centre) unveils the updated official map of the country in August which, for the first time, included large parts of the India-administered Jammu and Kashmir region. Photo: EPA

Is China behind Pakistan’s plan to annex Kashmir’s Gilgit-Baltistan?

  • Islamabad’s bid to make the area its fifth province will at the very least exacerbate military tensions with New Delhi, analysts say
  • The gambit will be seen by India and the US as being greatly influenced by China

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Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (centre) unveils the updated official map of the country in August which, for the first time, included large parts of the India-administered Jammu and Kashmir region. Photo: EPA Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (centre) unveils the updated official map of the country in August which, for the first time, included large parts of the India-administered Jammu and Kashmir region. Photo: EPA
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (centre) unveils the updated official map of the country in August which, for the first time, included large parts of the India-administered Jammu and Kashmir region. Photo: EPA
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