Pakistan rejects US objection on CPEC route

Pakistan has strongly rejected US objections on China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’, in which China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a flagship project.

Reacting to US Defence Secretary James Mattis reservations over CPEC route, Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said, “CPEC is a project for development and prosperity of the region and welfare of the people.”

The spokesman went on to say, “India is severely violating human rights in occupied Kashmir. Indian army has been committing atrocities against innocent Kashmiris there.”

He called upon international community to take notice of Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir.

Courtesy The News International.

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