China supports India, Pakistan solving their differences via talks

18:51, May 04, 2010      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

China welcomes and supports India and Pakistan solving their differences through talks and cooperation, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said here Tuesday.

In response to questions at a regular press conference, Jiang said China was pleased India's and Pakistan's prime ministers held talks on the sidelines of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in late April.

She said the talks showed the two countries' willingness to improve their ties.

Jiang said India and Pakistan are both important countries in South Asia and neighbors of China.

She said an improvement in the two countries' relationship would be conducive to peace, stability and development in both South Asia and Asia as a whole.

China also welcomes and supports the two countries achieving common development through talks and cooperation, she added.

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani held talks in Bhutan April 29 on the sidelines of the 16th SAARC summit.

India and Pakistan launched the process of composite dialogue in 2004 to tackle their disputes and differences. The talks stalled after the Mumbai terrorist attack in 2008 that left 166 people dead.

Source: Xinhua

http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2010-05/05/nw.D110000renmrb_20100505_13-03.htm

(Editor:黄硕)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • On Sept. 26, a resident passes by a flower terrace decorated for the coming National Day. (Xinhua/Hang Xingwei)
  • The photo, taken on Sept. 26, shows the SWAT team ready for the joint exercise. (Xinhua/Wangkai)
  • Two metro trains in Shanghai collided Tuesday afternoon, and an identified number of passengers were injured in the accident, the Shanghai-based eastday.com reported. Equipment failures were believed to have caused the crash on the Line 10 subway, Xinhua quoted local subway operator as saying.
  • An employee at a gold store in Yiwu, located in east China's Zhejiang province, shows gold jewelry on Monday.(Xinhua/Zhang Jiancheng)
  • Tourists ride camels near China's largest desert lake Hongjiannao in Yulin, north China's Shaanx Province, Sept. 24, 2011. Hongjiannao is shrinking as a result of climate change and human activities, and may vanish in a few decades. Its lake area, which measured more than 6,700 hectares in 1996, has shrunk to 4,180 hectares. Its water level is declining by 20-30 centimeters annually and its water PH value has risen to 9.0-9.42 from 7.4-7.8. (Xinhua/Liu Yu)
  • Actors perform royal dance at the Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul, Sept. 27, 2011. A ceremony commemorating the 38th South Korea Sightseeing Day was held in Gyeongbok Palace on Tuesday. (Xinhua/He Lulu)
Hot Forum Discussion