China strongly hits out at US for criticism on Sino - Pak strategic ties

China strongly hits out at US for criticism on Sino - Pak strategic ties

China, while responding to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s statement in which he asked Pakistan to pursue China for Loan deferment, said Tuesday that the United States should focus on helping Pakistan in real means instead of resorting to uncalled-for criticism of Pak-China cooperation.

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Wang Wenbin said China will continue to do utmost efforts to help rebuild the homes of Pakistan flood affected people.

“Since floods hit, as Pakistan’s friend and brother in time of need, China has rushed to Pakistan’s aid.”

The Chinese government has provided RMB 400 million worth of humanitarian assistance while China’s civil society has also lent a helping hand, he said during his regular briefing held at the International Press Center (IPC).

The spokesperson remarked that China and Pakistan have had fruitful economic and financial cooperation. The Pakistani people know it best.

He said that instead of passing unwarranted criticism against China-Pakistan cooperation, something real and beneficial should be done for the people of Pakistan.

Responding to a question about a joint statement delivered by Pakistan on behalf of nearly 70 countries at the 51st session of the Human Rights Council, expressing support for China’s position on issues related to Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet, he said that some countries used so-called human rights issue against China but have failed time and again.

“The overwhelming majority of the international community have long been clear-eyed about this,” he added.

He said that China has an unwavering resolve to uphold national sovereignty, security and development interests and the criticism would not stop its journey towards development and progress.