Chinese Overseas Minister Wang Yi has chided the United States for its hasty withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and urged Washington to participate in a constructive part in aiding rebuild peace there, Chinese media mentioned Tuesday.
During phone talks with U.S. Secretary of Condition Antony Blinken on Monday, Wang also reported China is “eager to connect” with the United States to “boost the realization of a gentle landing on the Afghan problem,” according to the formal Xinhua News Agency.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks in Beijing on Feb. 22, 2021, as he attends an on the net discussion board to discuss U.S.-China relations. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
The Taliban declared victory in Afghanistan just after taking command of the funds Kabul and President Ashraf Ghani fled the nation on Sunday, marking the Islamist militant group’s return to ability 20 decades soon after its removal by U.S.-led forces.
Pursuing the transfer, countless numbers of Afghans reportedly rushed to the airport in Kabul, with movie footage exhibiting some falling from lethal heights just after seeking to cling to the outdoors of a departing U.S. army aircraft, making an attempt to escape from the Taliban.
Wang informed Blinken that the hurried U.S. troop drawdown was having a “serious detrimental effects,” Xinhua reported.
Blinken was quoted as telling Wang that the United States believes citizens of Afghanistan must come to a decision the future of their region, and it has named on the Taliban to ensure the basic safety of all individuals who desire to go away the place.
The U.S. prime diplomat also claimed it is incredibly significant for the United States and China to maintain conversation on important worldwide and regional concerns, in accordance to the information company.
Amid expanding fears about the chaos sparked by the Taliban, U.S. President Joe Biden pledged Monday to full the prepared pullout of his nation’s troops in Afghanistan.
China, in the meantime, has expressed hope that the Taliban will build a political structure that would lay the basis for long lasting peace in Afghanistan, efficiently accepting its takeover of the nation.
Some international affairs authorities say China has been keen to raise its influence in Afghanistan in the wake of the withdrawal of the U.S. military forces from the country, as tensions concerning Beijing and Washington have demonstrated couple of indicators of easing soon.
China has evidently regarded Afghanistan as a crucial relay stage to force ahead with its “Belt and Highway” job to acquire infrastructure and trade across Asia, Europe and Africa, which it touts as a modern Silk Street financial zone.
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