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.
A delegation of the Taliban has arrived in Iran as the movement is preparing for the seventh round of peace talks with the United States in the Qatari capital of Doha, a source who preferred to remain anonymous told media Tuesday.
China has vowed to take “necessary countermeasures" after US President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with Beijing; just hours after delegations from the two sides wrapped up a first day of trade negotiations in Washington.
"China firmly opposes the unilateral sanctions and so-called 'long-arm jurisdiction' that the US imposes on Iran, and regrets that such practices have escalated tensions on the Iranian nuclear issue," China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said at a regular press conference on Monday.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s ambition by now is clear: to reclaim his country’s global greatness and establish itself over time as the pre-eminent economic and political power, not only in Asia but across the world stage.
The United States said Tuesday it had approved the sale of 24 MH-60R helicopters to India, significantly boosting its emerging ally’s firepower to target submarines as China expands in the Indian Ocean.
An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China has killed 47 people and injured more than 600, state media said on Friday, March 22, the latest casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has angered the public.
There is no “vacuum” in Afghanistan that needs to be filled because that land belongs to the people of Afghanistan, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday as he called on the international community to support the “Afghan-led and Afghan-owned” reconciliation process.