China Refuses to Recognize Pakistan, India as Nuclear Powers – Research Snipers

China Refuses to Recognize Pakistan, India as Nuclear Powers

The Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson reminded the world that China has never recognized Pakistan and India as nuclear powers. The spokesperson said that they are no legitimate members of the exclusive club and thus they have no intention of recognizing North Korea as a nuclear power either.

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Chinese spokesman Lu Kang at a media briefing in Beijing, Press Trust of India said, “China has never recognized India and Pakistan as nuclear countries. Our position on this has never changed.”

Further adding that the US did help India in acquiring a certain degree of legitimacy as nuclear power but China has objected to it that had stalled the absolute legitimacy.

He said that as China never recognized India & Paksitan’s status as nuclear powers, thus recognizing North Korea as nuclear power would not happen either. It is pertinent to mention here that the second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam was unsuccessful.

A question was asked to the spokesperson that whether China will recognize North Korea as a nuclear power like India and Pakistan. To this he replied that China never recognized India and Pakistan as nuclear powers.

This statement has come from China in the wake of the fear of a nuclear war breaking out between Pakistan and India.

Pakistan has returned the Indian Air Force Pilot as a peace gesture who was captured after he tried entering Pakistan’s airspace on Wednesday.

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