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Russia throws weight behind China's Belt and Road, urges India to join

India is strongly opposed to an economic corridor that China is building in Pakistan that runs through disputed Kashmir

Reuters  |  Delhi 

Russia threw its weight behind China's massive Belt and Road plan to build trade and transport links across Asia and beyond, suggesting to India on Monday that it find a way to work with Beijing on the signature project. India is strongly opposed to an economic corridor that China is building in Pakistan that runs through disputed Kashmir as part of the Belt and Road initiative. India was the only country that stayed away from a May summit hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping to promote the plan to build railways, ports and power grids in a modern-day recreation of the Silk ...

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First Published: Tue, December 12 2017. 08:59 IST
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