“Senior ranking US military leaders have so distorted the truth when communicating with the US Congress and American people in regards to conditions on the ground in Afghanistan that the truth has become unrecognizable.”
China’s Foreign Ministry has summoned United States Ambassador to Beijing Terry Branstad to protest the passing in the US Congress of a bill related to Hong Kong and to demand an end to American meddling in the country’s internal affairs.
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani received the credential letter of Wang Yu, China's new ambassador to Afghanistan, here in the Presidential Palace on Saturday, said a statement of the Presidential Office.
China is ready to work with Afghanistan and Pakistan to strengthen counter-terrorism cooperation for the stability and tranquility of the region and beyond, Chinese foreign ministry’s spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Representatives of Russia, China, the United States and Pakistan agreed Friday that negotiation is the only road to peace in Afghanistan, including an early resumption of direct U.S. talks with the Taliban.
China has invited a Taliban delegation to attend an "intra-Afghan" conference in Beijing, a militant spokesman said on Wednesday, after a prospective deal between the United States and the insurgents collapsed last month.
The southern Kandahar province and neighboring states in the war-battered Afghanistan are famous for their flavorsome pomegranates and farmers are looking to international markets including China to boost the industry.
A 10-day capacity building workshop for Afghan, Chinese and Pakistani young diplomats was started here on Monday in accordance with a decision made by the three countries to promote the peace process in Afghanistan.
China clashed with the U.S. and other Security Council members Monday over China’s insistence on including a reference to Beijing’s $1 trillion “belt and road” global infrastructure program in a resolution on the U.N. political mission in Afghanistan, diplomats said.
The fifth round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Practical Cooperation Dialogue (CAPPCD) was held here Friday wherein the three parties reiterated their support to a political settlement of the Afghan conflict through an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned process.
Representatives of China, Russia, and the US held their 3rd consultation on the Afghan peace process in Beijing on July 10-11 following which they also requested Pakistan to join for a surprise quadrilateral meeting.
The direct flights between Afghan capital Kabul and Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, with decrease in time and reduction in travel expenses, are widely welcomed by passengers, including business people, students and ordinary visitors.