Xi Jinping is expected to meet PM Modi in Chennai later this week.
Hours after Chinese President Xi Jinping told Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan that he was keenly watching the Kashmir situation, India reiterated on Wednesday that it would be in everybody’s best interests if other countries stayed out of its internal affairs.
“We have seen the report regarding the meeting of Chinese President Xi Jinping with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, which also refers to their discussions on Kashmir,” said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar. “India’s position has been consistent and clear that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India. China is well aware of our position. It is not for other countries to comment on the internal affairs of India.”
China — which claims to be Pakistan’s “all-weather friend” — has backed its allegations of wid