India, China voice differences over Kashmir but decide to rebuild bridges
India and China on Monday voiced their differences over the recent developments in Kashmir, with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar calling upon Beijing not to deviate from the gains of the Wuhan informal summit and Astana consensus, while his counterpart Wang Yi prompted New Delhi to make special efforts to build regional peace. In his remarks, Mr. Jaishankar reminded Mr. Wang that two years ago Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, during a meeting in Astana, recognised that India-China relationship had a very unique place in global politics. Referring to Ladakh, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Tuesday that the Indian side had "continued to damage China territorial sovereignty by unilaterally modifying the form of domestic law".continue reading.
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