China calls on India and Pakistan to refrain from the Kashmir issue

China calls on India and Pakistan to refrain from the Kashmir issue

On August 9, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that Beijing believed that any unilateral action that could complicate the situation in Kashmir should not be done.

On August 9, State Councilor and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that Beijing believes that any unilateral action that can complicate the situation in Kashmir should not be done.

Expressing China’s concern about recent unrest in Kashmir, Wang Yi affirmed that Kashmir is a dispute arising from this region’s history and should be peacefully resolved on the UN Charter base, the Security Council’s relevant resolutions and bilateral agreements between India and Pakistan.

Mr. Wang Yi made the comment when talking to Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who is visiting China. For his part, Foreign Minister Qureshi spoke with Mr. Wang Yi in detail about the standpoint and measures of Pakistan’s side on the latest developments in Kashmir.

Tensions between India and Pakistan broke out on August 5, India announced the decree to abolish Article 370 in the Constitution that regulates special regulations for the state of Jammu and Kashmir, and also presents this state separation law. into two federal territories including Ladakh with Jammu and Kashmir.

Although India believes that the end of Kashmir’s special status is an internal issue for the government to better control the situation here, Pakistan has called for international intervention and at the same time approved a resolution. criticizing New Delhi’s unilateral action.

Kashmir is the territory where most Muslims live. Kashmir is now divided into two parts managed by India and Pakistan, but both countries receive sovereignty over the entire territory. Despite the agreement reached in 2003 on compliance with the ceasefire, fighting still occurred between soldiers on the dividing line of Kashmir.

Pakistan continues to close airspace to India

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Pakistan annihilated many gunmen organizing the Islamic State

Pakistani security forces killed nine IS militants during a raid on terrorists, starting in the morning of May 16, in the mountain forest area of ​​Qabu Koh-e-Mehran.

Pakistani security forces have killed nine militants from the Islamic State (IS) organization claiming to be in pursuit of terrorists, starting in the morning of May 16, in the mountains of Qabu Koh, in Mastung district, 47 km from the city of Quetta, southwest of this country.

According to Pakistani officials, four security personnel were injured in the campaign. Security forces conducted the operation after receiving intelligence about the IS gunmen’s hideout. Also, in the campaign, security forces seized a large number of weapons and ammunition, including missile launchers and bombs.

Pakistani security forces conduct a raid campaign amid gunmen intensifying attacks across the country during the holy month of Ramadan. At least 5 policemen were killed, in the latest attack, on May 13 in Quetta. IS announced to proceed with this attack.

Pakistan decided to continue to close airspace to India

Pakistan’s top important defense and aviation officials have decided to keep the airspace closure order until May 30 after the election of the Indian House of Representatives. Pakistan on May 15 decided to continue to close airspace for flights to and from India by May 30

Responding to the decision, Pakistan Airlines (PIA) said that closing the airspace to India is unreasonable when railroads and roads between the two countries still operate normally. According to PIA, the company not only suffered serious financial losses but also lost passengers to other rival airlines.

India’s Air India also reported a significant increase in costs for flights to Europe and the US due to the longer route due to the closure of Pakistan’s airspace. Flights to and from India often have to travel directly through Pakistan, a country in the middle of an important international air corridor.