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Pak must take action against terror, PM tells Chinese President

IANS  |  Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) 

on Thursday said must take concrete action against terrorism affecting to create an atmosphere for peaceful bilateral relations, as the issue came up during his meeting with Chinese here.

The said had made efforts to build cordial relations with but those were "derailed", told after the meeting between Modi and Xi on the sidelines of the (SCO) Summit.

"There was a brief discussion," Gokhale said when asked whether and terrorism emanating from there figured in the talks between Modi and Xi.

The stated that India's position has been consistent that it wants peaceful relations with Pakistan, the said.

Modi underlined to Xi that Pakistan "needs to create an atmosphere free of terror, but as of now we don't see it happening."

The clear message given by Modi to Xi assumes significance against the backdrop of the consistent efforts made by China, which considers itself as "all-weather friend" of Pakistan, to stall an international attempt to proscribe of Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-by the till recently.

China, of the UN Security Council, finally relented to allow the world body to sanction Azhar on May 1.

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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 18:34 IST
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