Bulletins 1500 5th February 2017

February 5, 2017 696 No Comments


A report by Swedish think-tank ‘Stockholm International Peace Research Institute’ has said that India is very much concerned about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) due to the dispute of Kashmir, fearing it also bring rise to China’s hegemony.

The report by SIPRI, considered one of the most influential think-tanks in the world, titled “The Silk Road Economic Belt: Considering security implications and EU–China cooperation prospects” looks at China‘s transcontinental vision of which CPEC is a integral component and has intensified competition over influence in South Asia.

China considers CPEC to be a flagship project of the Silk Road Economic Belt as it has the most concrete design and construction is intrastate, and predominantly because there is a great deal of political trust between China and Pakistan.


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