Modi Planning To Leverage G-20 Summit To Raise Concerns to Chinese Government Over CPEC
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi is set to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during G-20 Summit. He is planning to raise New Delhi’s concerns on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Modi’s meeting is at the top of his priorities when he lands Hangzhou for the summit.
India would also be discussing its membership bid into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), which had been blocked by Beijing in June this year.
Earlier,Indian Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup spewed venom against China Pakistan Economic Corridor in his statement.
Swarup raised objections to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), claiming that corridor mega-project passes through Kashmir which it accused Pakistan of illegally occupying. Swarup’s statements came a day after the Pakistani Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif sent a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in response to his acknowledgment of Pakistan’s commitment to the Kashmir cause.