India reacts over China’s strong response at the UNGA against India over Occupied Kashmir
NEW DELHI - India reacts over China’s strong response at the UNGA against India over Occupied Kashmir, Indian media had reported.
India termed the top Chinese diplomat’s UNGA speech an attack on its ‘sovereignty and territorial integrity’. New Delhi insisted that the disputed Himalayan territory was its ‘integral part’, urging all nations to respect its ‘sovereignty and territorial integrity’.
“We expect that other countries will respect India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and desist from efforts to change the status quo,” India’s external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Saturday. He also called China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects ‘illegal’.
Referring to the Indian government’s illegal and unilateral move of revoking Occupied Jammu and Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status, Kumar said the recent developments were entirely a “matter internal to us”, *India Today* reported.
Addressing the 74th session of UN General Assembly on Friday, Wang Yi had called for effective management of the Kashmir issue. He also stressed that no actions should be taken that would unilaterally changing the “status quo”.