Baloch militants not ‘true Pakistanis’, no longer a threat to CPEC, says China

Karachi: Yao Jing, the Chinese ambassador to Pakistan has said that Baloch militant organizations were no longer a threat to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

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In a interview to BBC Urdu, Jing also added that the members of these banned outfits were not ‘true Pakistanis’.

Jing, while sounding confident added in the interview that the port at Gawadar in Karachi was soon become one world’s trading hubs as the security situation in Pakistan has improved a lot.

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“If they [Baloch militants] are true Pakistanis, they should work in the interest of Pakistan,” he said brushing aside their capacity of becoming a threat to China, Pakistan and their CPEC project.

He also stressed that he was satisfied with the security provided to about 10,000 Chinese nationals working on different CPEC projects in Pakistan which also has some 60,000 local people on different jobs.


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