China has said that it is willing to develop friendly ties with the Taliban in Afghanistan.
As per AFP foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said that “China respects the right of the Afghan people to independently determine their own destiny and is willing to continue to develop… friendly and cooperative relations with Afghanistan.”
How the violence of taliban regime have started?
The United States began withdrawing troops in May, and since then on 15th August, the Taliban entered the capital city Kabul and took over the presidential palace. President Ashraf Ghani has already left the country with his family, chief of staff and nationals security advisor for Tajikistan saying that he wanted to avoid bloodshed, while hundreds of Afghans have already been killed.
China is willing to develop friendly relations
Earlier on July 28, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met formally in Tianjin with a nine-member Taliban delegation, including Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the hardline Muslim group’s co-founder and deputy leader.
In that meeting Wang publicly acknowledged the Taliban as “a crucial military and political force in Afghanistan that is expected to play an important role in the peace, reconciliation and reconstruction process of the country”.
How other countries are reacting to this cruel situation?
After holding the crucial meeting on the situation in Afghanistan which was attended by the US, Pakistan, Russia and China. The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said it supports the political settlement in Afghanistan based on the decisions of the UN Security Council.
He also said Russia regrets their attempt to resolve it by using force to the Talibans. Pertinently, India a major stakeholder in ensuring peace and stability in Afghanistan, was not invited to the ‘extended Troika’ meeting held in Qatar on August 11.