Foreign Affairs

Pakistan, China foreign ministers vow to protect CPEC from all threats

Pakistan, China foreign ministers vow to protect CPEC from all threats

The Foreign Ministers of China and Pakistan held a ‘Strategic Dialogue’ in Beijing on Tuesday in which the sides vowed to protect the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor from all kinds of threats, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Dialogue was co-chaired by State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi and Foreign Minister …

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India slammed for a “weak” statement against NZ terror attack

India slammed for a "weak" statement against NZ terror attack

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday criticised India’s condemnation of a white supremacist terror attack targeting Muslims in two Christchurch mosques during Friday prayers last week. As many as 50 people, including nine of Pakistani origin, were gunned down by a white attacker armed with semi-automatic weapons. The attacker opened fire on worshippers in two mosques during Friday congregational prayers and …

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Why Turkish elections are getting impacted by NZ terror attacks

How the New Zealand terror attack has become a key factor in Turkey’s upcoming elections President Erdogan raises eyebrows at home and abroad by airing killer’s video The deadly terrorist attack in New Zealand has rattled upcoming local elections in Turkey, becoming a campaign issue after Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to air, at a campaign rally, violent footage taken by the suspected killer during his …

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China’ tries to pacify India over JeM issue

China assures India of resolving Masood Azhar issue Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui Sunday said that the matter of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar at the United Nations will be “resolved”. China had put a last-minute “hold” on the UN Security Council resolution last week — its fourth such move in a decade, international media reported. Beijing had said its …

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Islamophobia is spreading, NZ attack just a reminder

Islamophobia is spreading, NZ attack just a reminder

The deadly terrorist attack on two mosques in New Zealand was “another grim reminder” of the Islamophobia sweeping the world, a senior Pakistani diplomat told delegates attending the UN Commission on the Status of Women —a global gathering of women activists at which Pakistan played an active role. Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, permanent representative of Pakistan to the UN, was speaking …

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Indians want to punish China by blocking trade

As China shot down an Indian bid to declare Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, the hashtag #BoycottChineseProducts was trending in India on Thursday. Indian nationals bashed China and called for a ban on its products amid much outrage. The proposal to designate Azhar under the 1267 Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Council …

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