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One Belt One Road crosses disputed territory PoK; US supports India stand

One Belt One Road crosses disputed territory PoK; US supports India stand
Written by Pallavi Parmar

One Belt One Road crossing disputed territory said the US on Wednesday, today. The United States supports India in opposition to China initiative One Belt One Road under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. As per the reports, This year India skipped the Belt and Road forum because of its sovereignty concern over CPEC which is a flagship project of One Belt One Road that passes through the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Sources said that the US defence secretary backs India on its opposition to OBOR. After meeting, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman James Mattis emerged as a vocal opponent of the road under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor worth $60 billion.

On Wednesday, Donald Trump administration of the United States backed India over its concern opposing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. He stated that One Belt One Road is passing through the disputed area of Pakistan occupied Kashmir. And he said it is the initiative which seeks to secure China control over both the continental and the maritime interest in Eurasia in their eventual hope dominating and exploiting resources there.

The One Belt One Road initiative is Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road which is popularly known as OBOR. It proposed by Xi Jinping for focusing on connectivity and cooperation between Eurasian countries. However, India misses this Belt and road forum this year because of the question of supremacy. The US supports India is the huge diplomatic win for India in PM Modi’s era.

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Pallavi Parmar

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