China says Kashmir issue to be resolved through dialogue for regional peace, stability

Beijing, August 05 (KMS): A Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson has said that China’s position on the Kashmir issue is clear and consistent and the longstanding dispute must be resolved peacefully through dialogue and consultations for the regional peace and stability.

“On the issue of Kashmir, China’s position is clear and consistent. This is an issue leftover from history between India and Pakistan and this is also shared view of the international community,” Hua Chunying said on Friday during his regular briefing in response to a question.

Today is the third anniversary of India’s unilateral actions in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, violating the United Nations resolutions on the disputed territory.

The spokesperson said that three years ago, actually the Chinese side already stated that there should be restraint and prudence for relevant parties. Especially, the parties should avoid taking unilateral actions to change the status quo or to escalate tensions, she added.

We call on both parties to resolve the dispute through dialogue and consultation peacefully for the region to remain peaceful and stable, she said.

On August 5, 2019, the Modi-led fascist Bharatiya Janata Party government had repealed Articles 370 and 35-A of the Indian constitution, thereby revoking the law that granted Kashmir a special status.