China says India move on Kashmir violates its territorial sovereignty


  • World
  • Tuesday, 06 Aug 2019

FILE PHOTO: Hua Chunying, spokeswoman of China's Foreign Ministry, speaks at a regular news conference in Beijing, China, January 6, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it opposed India's decision to revoke the special status of Kashmir, a disputed region sandwiched among India, Pakistan and China, because it undermined China's territorial sovereignty.

In a move to tighten its grip on the Himalayan region, India dropped a constitutional provision that allowed the country's only Muslim-majority region to make its own laws.

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