Islamabad: China on Thursday said that its civil nuclear cooperation with Pakistan is in accordance with international obligations and are subject to supervisions by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

“As for the nuclear cooperation between China and Pakistan, I would like to stress that in recent years the two countries have carried out some cooperation in this field,” said spokeswoman Jiang Yu in foreign office press briefing in Beijing.

She made it clear that the cooperation is consistent with our international obligations and subject to IAEA supervision.

Jiang also pointed out that the cooperation between the two countries has been made transparent for the IAEA. She added that countries have the right to peaceful uses of nuclear energy.