Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang (File)

After Azhar’s designation, China defends Pakistan

Beijing: Moments after it okayed the resolution to blacklist Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar at the UN sanctions panel, China defended Pakistan, saying the country had made enormous contributions to fighting terrorism. Beijing also said it firmly support Pakistan’s efforts to combat terrorism and extremist forces. “I would like to stress that Pakistan has […]

China won’t support US draft to blacklist Azhar

Beijing: China on Thursday indicated that it won’t support the unilateral draft resolution circulated by the US to the UN Security Council (UNSC) to declare Masood Azhar, chief of the Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), as an international terrorist and slammed Washington for its move. Beijing also accused Washington of “bypassing” the UN 1267 Committee […]

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang (File)

China plays down UN Security Council reference on Jaish-e-Mohammed

Beijing :  China on Friday downplayed the statement issued by the UN Security Council naming the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in the Kashmir suicide bombing, saying the “mention doesn’t mean a judgment on the incident”. The UN Security Council in a show of unanimity on Thursday condemned in the “strongest terms” the February 14 Kashmir suicide […]

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang (File)

China urges restraint as India-Pakistan ties worsen

Beijing :  China on Tuesday urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and engage in dialogue as tensions mounted between the neighbours over the Kashmir suicide bombing. Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Geng Shuang made the remarks in response to a query about China’s role in easing tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad. “Both Pakistan and […]

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang (Photo : IANS)

China hints at blocking India’s bid to declare Masood Azhar as global terrorist

Beijing : China on Friday indicated it would continue to block India’s bid to declare Masood Azhar as an international terrorist whose outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has claimed to plot the worst-ever attack in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 45 CRPF troopers. China has repeatedly blocked India’s bid to ban Azhar at the UN, citing lack […]