Chinese foreign ministry Hua Chunying said China is ready to hold talks with India regarding the differences on the CPEC.
BEIJING: China on Monday said we are ready to hold talks with India to settle their concerns on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), China’s offer came day after India’s ambassador to China, Gautam Bambawale said that Beijing should pay attention to New Delhi’s concerns about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and not ignore it.
Chinese foreign ministry Hua Chunying said, “Regarding China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), China has repeatedly reiterated our position. China stands ready to hold talks with India to seek a proper solution to the differences between the two nations so that these differences will not affect our general national interests.”
Hua said the differences arising between the two nations can be resolved with sincerity and collective respect, adding that both the nation can look forward to the proper solution for the management of the differences.
We should not ask one party alone to solve this problem. We are willing to work with India through dialogue and communicate for a better solution, she said.
“CPEC is merely an economic cooperation project. It has not targeted any third party. We hope the Indian side can put this in standpoint and we stand ready to strengthen cooperation with the Indian side.”
Pertinently, India has objected to CPEC which passes through Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK).