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According to the project's website, the CPEC is expected to contribute to the economic growth of such countries as Iran, Afghanistan, India and the Central Asian republics, benefiting China and Pakistan as well. "The fact that such a project has been initiated without consultation with India. surely people would understand what the Indian reaction would be".
"China is a country which is very sensitive to matters concerning its sovereignty".
About China blocking India's efforts to get Azhar banned, she said: "The technical hold is to uphold the effectiveness of the committee and show some respect to the rules of procedure of the committee". "I am sorry to say that we have not seen signs of that so far", he said. The CPEC passes through a piece of land that we call PoK, which is territory that belongs to India but is illegally occupied by Pakistan.
China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "positive remarks" at a global think-tank event in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Terming terrorism the most pervasive and serious challenge to worldwide security, the FS said developing a serious global response was of the highest priority, yet hard to do due to lack of coherence in dealing with the menace globally.
He added SAARC has been made ineffective due to the insecurity of the one member.
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Anastasiades and Akıncı tackled thorny domestic questions like the composition of a unified government and land swaps. A previous agreement in 2004 was vetoed by Greek Cypriot voters.
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He also added, what we are trying to do is to convince that the India's rise wont effect to its ascent. Also, Beijing blocked India's move at the United Nations to designate Masood Azhar a global terrorist.
With the CPEC, Pakistan can emerge as an economic power of the region and when our country will move fast towards development, all other major problems will begin to subside. We hope to partially remedy this through the BBIN sub-regional grouping.
Referring to the Indian establishment's possible equation with the Trump administration, Jaishankar said, "We established early contact with the Trump transition team and see a strong convergence of interests and concerns".
On the South China Sea dispute, the Foreign Secretary said India's position was consistent with the global law and its overall stand on it in sync with the worldwide community.
"We are ready to invest for establishing an e-commerce platform in Pakistan", said Ma while meeting the premier on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Referring to Donald Trump's election, the foreign secretary said relations between the U.S. and Russian Federation could undergo a major transformation not seen since 1945 and that its impact was hard to predict. On issues facing the western world, he said voices of interdependence and globalisation have become more muted and optimism that trade and investment would overcome political divides has also faded.