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Irrelevant to link OBOR with India-Pak issue: China's Consul General

ANI  |  Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] 

In a series of tweets,Consul General of the People's Republic of in Kolkata, Ma Zhanwu on Wednesday said Beijing's position on the Kashmir issue is consistent and clear and it is irrelevant to link One Belt One Road with it.

Acknowledging India's concerns, Zhanwu said Kashmir is a bilateral dispute between and and it's up to them to negotiate.

He further added, "While Pakistan-Economic -Corridor is between and and we suggest no to drag Kashmir into it."

"The project is between and As far as and dispute is concerned, we suggest them to overcome it with dialogues," Ma Zhanwu said.

Zhanwu reiterated in a tweet that a bilateral dialogue between and should be the way forward in resolving the Kashmir issue.

On Dalai Lama's Arunchal visit, Ma Zhanwu tweeted has been opposing the Tibetan Leader's visit to disputed areas and had informed India too.

On the issue that India boycotted One Belt One Road summit, Zhanwu said "One Belt One Road forum was opened to all and its India who decided not to be a part of it . We have extended invitation to Indian leaders in China corridor."

The Counsul General of China even said that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was invited and still look forward to her visit to China in coming months or later.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 20:32 IST