19 Apr '15, 2am

India worried as Russia & China expand ties with Pakistan.

The deepening economic and defence ties China and Russia are pursuing with Pakistan is worrying New Delhi and it is preparing to convey its concerns to Moscow and Beijing through diplomatic channels. Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Islamabad early next week is expected to add momentum to the ambitious project of building an economic corridor linking northwestern China with southern Pakistan. Beijing is understood to be planning to spend $46 billion for a series of infrastructure projects along the proposed economic corridor, which passes through areas, which India accuses Pakistan of illegally occupying. Xi’s visit to Islamabad is also likely see Beijing announcing its plan to supply eight submarines to Pakistan Navy. Russia too of late moved to step up its defence ties with Pakistan and the two countries this week agreed to hold their first ever joint military exe...

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