China backs Pak after Trump’s warning

Vastavam web:China on Tuesday jumped to the defence of its all-weather ally Pakistan in the wake of US President Donald Trump stern warning to it over providing safe havens to terrorists, saying that Islamabad is at the frontline of combating terrorism. Trump, in his first prime-time televised address to announce his Afghanistan and South Asia policy, hit out at Pakistan for providing safe havens to agents of chaos that kill Americans in Afghanistan and warned Islamabad that it has much to lose by harboring terrorists.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying, while reacting to Trump comments on Pakistan, said, Hope the relevant policy decision by US side will be conducive to promotingsecurity, stability of the relevant region(On) President Trump remarks on Pakistan, I should say that Pakistan is at the frontline of fighting terrorism, has made sacrifices in fighting terrorism, making an important contribution to upholding peace and stability, Hua said, strongly defending Beijing all-weather friend. Trump, in his address, said a pillar of his new strategy was a change in America approach to Pakistan.