Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has performed an important function within the US-Taliban Doha peace course of in an try to deliver stability to war-torn Afghanistan. Of late, the PM and Pakistani armed forces chief additionally expressed their eagerness to settle the decades-old Kashmir dispute with India.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is optimistic that New Delhi will agree to finish the decades-old dispute over Kashmir in a peaceable method to deliver prosperity to the area. Khan talked about that he attain out first to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to resolve the Kashmir dispute by means of dialogue.
Earlier this month, Khan said that if India is honest about searching for a simply answer to the Kashmir problem, in accordance with United Nations Security Council resolutions, Pakistan is “ready to take two steps forward for peace.”
Diplomatic relations between the 2 nuclear-armed nations stalled after India revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s short-term particular standing in August 2019. However, hypothesis in regards to the resumption of diplomatic relations has been rife after Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa stated in a shock assertion earlier this month that “it is time to extend a hand of peace in all directions.”
The Indian authorities maintained its place and stated talks wouldn’t occur till Pakistan tackled cross-border terrorism. However, Islamabad refuted the allegations and claimed that Pakistan has suffered extra by shedding misplaced 1000’s of residents amid foreign-sponsored terrorism-related violence throughout the nation.
The dispute over Jammu and Kashmir has been ongoing since 1947. New Delhi claims sovereignty over the whole lot of the Jammu and Kashmir area, at present divided by the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan.
Playing mediator between China and the US
Khan additionally stated that he’s prepared to assist ease tensions between China and the US.
Henry Kissinger was US Secretary of State and is well-known for the function he performed in Sino-American relations throughout the Nixon administration, notably throughout Nixon’s 1972 go to to China.
Earlier within the day, Wang Wentao, China’s new commerce minister, stated that Beijing is prepared to “enhance exchanges” with the US relating to commerce and economics, and that he is trying ahead to cooperating with Washington.
The ongoing rivalry between the US and China intensified after former US President Donald Trump introduced a sequence of tariffs on Chinese items to slim the commerce hole between the 2 international locations. It additional escalated when the Trump administration blacklisted Huawei Technologies, ZTE, chipmaker SMIC, and dozens others to prohibit China’s entry to key applied sciences, together with semiconductors and markets in allied nations, citing nationwide safety considerations.
Beijing has repeatedly and sharply denied its applied sciences pose cybersecurity dangers and accused the US of unilaterally violating commerce norms.