NEW YORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang in New York on Wednesday and discussed matters of bilateral interest and regional situation. The PM appraised Li Keqiang about the Indian forces atrocities in Occupied Kashmir. He also welcomed China’s statement about the brutalities of Indian forces in Kashmir.He said that Pakistan condemns all sorts of terrorism and is committed for peace and stability in the region. He said that peaceful neighborhood is our vision and expressed confidence on the pace of development in Pak-China relations. Nawaz said that Operation Zarb-e-Azb is successfully underway and is achieving the desired targets. He said that the terrorist networks have been broken. He said Pakistan and China are Iron Brothers and their relationship has taken a new turn.The prime minister condoled with his Chinese counterpart over the loss of precious lives in the recent floods in China and thanked the Chinese premier for understanding Pakistan’s stance in the Nuclear Suppliers Group. Chinese PM Li Keqiang said that we stand with Pakistan and will continue to raise our voice in Pakistan’s support at every forum. He also said that we attach great importance to Pakistan’s position on Kashmir. He expressed the hope that there will be better understanding of Pakistani position on Kashmir by the international community.“Pakistan itself is a victim of terrorism,” Li Keqiang said. He expressed hope that the situation between Pakistan and India will not escalate and assured that China is ready to play constructive role in improvement of relations between Pakistan and India.Li Keqiang thanked PM Nawaz Sharif for investing in the safety of Chinese personnel in Pakistan. He also assured that the facilities provided at Gwadar will be enhanced.