India on Thursday rejected references to Jammu and Kashmir in a China-Pakistan joint assertion throughout Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s go to to Beijing.
Exterior Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi mentioned the references have been “unwarranted” and India persistently rejected such statements.
The Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh are and can all the time stay an integral and inalienable a part of India, he mentioned.
On China-Pakistan-Financial Hall (CPEC), Bagchi mentioned India persistently conveyed “protests and considerations” to China and Pakistan because it consists of initiatives within the “sovereign territory” of India.
We resolutely reject any makes an attempt to utilise such initiatives to alter the established order in that space, Bagchi mentioned.
The joint assertion was issued after talks between Sharif and Chinese language President Xi Jinping.