China Nepal Relations: On the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Nepal, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that he has always accorded equal status to this Himalayan country. China has always respected Nepal’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence.
- China is trapped in Nepal under tension with India, Jinping said – we always gave equal status
- On the occasion of 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Nepal, Chinese President Xi Jinping insisted on further strengthening mutual relations
- Jinping calls on Nepal to strengthen hold on power of pro-China Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli
China is trying to bake its political loaves amidst the ongoing conflict between India and Nepal. On the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Nepal, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that he has always accorded equal status to this Himalayan country. China has always respected Nepal’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence. This statement of the Chinese President is considered to be important amidst the ongoing political tension in Nepal.
China will increase bilateral relations with Nepal
Giving a good wishes message to Nepali President Vidya Devi Bhandari on the occasion, Jinping said that he is ready to work to bring maximum benefit to the people of both neighboring countries. The Chinese President said that he attaches great importance to Sino-Nepal relations and is keen to work with his Nepalese counterpart Bhandari, so that bilateral relations will continue to move forward.
Jinping said – we respected each other
The ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) Secretary-General Xi said that the two countries have always respected each other since diplomatic relations were established. He also said that China and Nepal have treated each other as equal, enhanced mutual political trust and further strengthened mutual cooperation. It is believed that Jinping has made these statements to strengthen the hold on the power of pro-Chinese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
No intention to form regional bloc with China, Pakistan, Afghanistan: Nepal
A round of good luck between Oli and the Chinese Prime Minister
Xinhua quoted the president as saying that he and Bhandari had visited each other last year and transformed bilateral relations into a friendship of development and prosperity. Xi said that the two countries have united in the fight against Covid-19 and wrote a new chapter of friendship between China and Nepal. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Nepal’s Prime Minister Oli also greeted each other.
Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli surrounded in his own country by commenting against India
Nepal supports China’s One China policy
Nepal’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement, highlighting the amicable friendship over the centuries, Prime Minister Oli said that Nepal has always believed in One China Policy and China has always maintained Nepal’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and political Freedom is respected. Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, in a message to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, praised Wang’s role in strengthening bilateral relations. Wang also expressed a desire to work closely with Gyawali to strengthen communication and cooperation.
Oli increasing tension at the behest of Chinese ambassador
Nepal trapped in the web of China
Diplomatic relations were established on 1 August 1955 between Nepal and China. China’s political intervention in Nepal has increased in recent years, for which Beijing has invested billions of dollars under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). In addition, Chinese Ambassador to Kathmandu How Yankee has openly tried to garner support for Oli, who is facing a revolt within the party. Recently, Howe met Prachanda and other leaders and urged them to support Oli, but the protest against the Prime Minister is not being named.