Pakistan denies presence of Chinese troops in AJK


ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria on Thursday denied reports regarding Chinese military presence in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and noted that Pakistan has vowed to eradicate terrorism from the region.

In this regard, Zakaria said the Pakistan would require Afghan government’s support and collaboration. He also said that he would not like to comment on foreign media reports. The FO spokesman said Islamabad had conveyed its disappointment to the Indian deputy high commissioner in Islamabad over New Delhi’s decision to bar Pakistani diplomats from travelling to Kolkata for the World T20 match between India and Pakistan.