China Denies Training Pak Soldiers near LoC

  • China has rejected a report in the Indian media, saying that Chinese troops were training Pakistani soldiers near the Line of Control (LoC) near Rajouri.
  • Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the report was not based on facts.
  • There are no facts backing the relevant report.
  • China is one of the biggest importers of arms to Pakistan
  • It is not unusual for Chinese troops to train Pakistani soldiers.
  • But they have not been known to be active near the Rajouri sector.
  • China relies on the Pakistani military to keep a check on the movement of Xinjiang terrorists, known to be closely connected with the Taliban, in PoK.