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Islamabad protests prompt Chinese President to postpone trip to Pak

Sep 06, 2014    

Beijing Chinese President Xi Jinping is calling off a visit to Pakistan amid political violence in that country, but is still slated to travel later this month to Pakistan's archrival India.Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on his Twitter account on Friday that the visit was postponed. Sharif blamed anti-government protesters who converged on Islamabad more than two weeks ago, demanding he step down.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang sidestepped a question about the postponement, saying the visit hadn't been formally announced.The visit would've been Xi's first to Pakistan, a...

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