Beijing, Dec 8 (IANS) China was happy to see a thawing of relations between India and Pakistan, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said here, after a meeting between the two South Asian neighbours.
“We sincerely hope the two countries will continue to improve their relations and make joint efforts for the region’s stability and development,” Hua Chunying told a regular press briefing on Monday.
The National Security Advisors of India and Pakistan met in Bangkok on Sunday and “agreed to carry forward the constructive engagement”.
A joint statement issued after the Bangkok meeting said Ajit Doval of India and Naseer Khan Janjua of Pakistan held discussions “in a candid, cordial and constructive atmosphere”.
Sunday’s meeting in Bangkok followed the impromptu meeting of Prime Ministers Narendra Modi of India and Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan in Paris on the sidelines of the Conference of Parties (CoP) 21 climate summit on November 30.