Update: October 26, 2021 6:55 AM STI
Doha [Qatar], Oct 26 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Taliban Deputy Prime Minister Mullah Abdul Ghani in the Qatari capital of Doha on Monday, during which he urged the Taliban to adopt a policy friendly towards their neighboring countries.
During the meeting, Wang said that Afghanistan currently faces a historic opportunity to truly master its own destiny, achieve reconciliation and tolerance, and advance national reconstruction, Xinhua reported.
At the same time, Afghanistan faces quadruple challenges, namely humanitarian crisis, economic chaos, terrorist threats and governance difficulties, Wang said, adding that overcoming these challenges requires more understanding and support. of the international community.
Wang expressed his hope that the Afghan Taliban would show more openness and tolerance, unite all ethnic groups and factions in Afghanistan to work together for peaceful reconstruction, and effectively protect the rights and interests of women and children.
The Chinese official also urged the Taliban to adopt a friendly policy towards its neighboring countries and to build a modern country in accordance with the wishes of the people as well as the trend of the time.
China always respects the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Afghanistan, and helps the Afghan people independently determine their own destiny and choose the path of development, Wang said.
He expressed China’s willingness to continue providing humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan within the limits of its capabilities and to work with the international community to help Afghanistan alleviate temporary difficulties and achieve economic reconstruction as well as ‘independent development.
Wang pointed out that the “Islamic Movement of East Turkestan” (ETIM), an international terrorist organization listed by the UN Security Council, not only poses a real threat to China’s national security and territorial integrity, but also endangers national stability and long-term stability in Afghanistan. .
He said he hopes and believes the Afghan Taliban will make a clean break with the ETIM and other terrorist organizations, and take effective steps to crack down on them.
For his part, Baradar briefed Wang on the current situation in Afghanistan, which he says is under control and improving, with governments at all levels being gradually put in place and government decrees being effectively implemented. (ANI)