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India & China Dokalam standoff: Will not take any sides, says Nepal
Global   Wednesday, August 9, 2017 IST
India & China Dokalam standoff: Will not take any sides, says Nepal

India & China Dokalam standoff: Will not take any sides, says Nepal

Kathmandu: Nepal has declined to take any sides in the continuous Dokalam standoff amongst India and China. "Nepal won't get dragged into either side in the fringe debate," the nation's Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara said yesterday, revealed the PTI.

Mahara, who is likewise the Foreign Minister, said Nepal needs the two India and China to utilize "peaceful diplomatic means" to determine Sikkim issue, said Mahara.

"A few media reports are endeavoring to drag us for either side, however, I need to make it clear that we have not taken any side on this issue," he Mahara.

Nepal's Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is booked to visit India August 23 to 27. Point by point agenda of the visit is yet to be finished, Mahara said.

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang is booked visit Nepal on August 14. His visit will be improvement driven, and it can't be connected with the PM's visit to India in any capacity, included Mahara.

On June 16, Indian Army ceased the development of a street in Dokalam by Chinese troops. The two countries have been secured a remain off from that point forward.

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Pakistan constructing 6 dams on Indus River in PoK with China's assistance: External Affairs Ministry
Global   Friday, August 4, 2017 IST
 
Pakistan constructing 6 dams on Indus River in PoK with China

Pakistan constructing 6 dams on Indus River in PoK with China's assistance: External Affairs Ministry

New Delhi: Pakistan is building six dams on Indus river in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) with the assistance of China, informed the External Affairs Ministry in the Parliament on Friday.

China had already 'dedicated to help Pakistan' in these tasks and is, subsequently, helping in building the dams, said the Minister of State, External Affair Minister and retired General VK Singh.

Including that Pakistan has illicitly involved certain regions in Kashmir, Singh said that the outskirt country is embraced shared exercises which are in clear 'infringement of India's sway and regional trustworthiness'.

"India has an unmistakable and steady position that these domains are illicitly possessed by Pakistan and that any collective movement there is infringing upon India's power and regional honesty," he said.

"In like manner, we have made demarches to both Pakistan and China, passing on our position. Government will keep on maintaining this position," said Singh.

The Indus waterway, the longest stream and national waterway of Pakistan, goes through starts in Western Tibet close Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, and keeps running crosswise over Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Formation of the dams by Pakistan could extremely bargain India's country security.

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