onsdag 1. september 2021

Taliban Embraces 'Great Neighboring Country' China, Vows to Work Closely Together

The Taliban has recently embraced the "great neighboring" country of China and has vowed to work closely with the Asian nation. During a recent interview with the South China Morning Post's This Week in Asia, Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen said, "China, our great neighboring country, can have a constructive and positive role in the reconstruction of Afghanistan and also in the economic development and prosperity of the people of Afghanistan. It is expected [that] China [will] play its role."

"We are ready to exchange views with China on how to forge ahead in terms of boosting our mutual relations, establishing peace in the region, and its assistance in the reconstruction of Afghanistan," Suhail continued. During the interview, Suhail also said that the Taliban has "given a clear message to all that no one can use the soil of Afghanistan against neighboring and other countries."