Chinese, Russian, Pakistani envoys meet Afghan officials in Kabul
Updated 17:21, 22-Sep-2021

China's special envoy for Afghan affairs, Yue Xiaoyong, along with envoys from Russia and Pakistan, visited Kabul from Tuesday to Wednesday and held talks with senior officials from the Afghan interim government, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry.

The envoys met with the acting prime minister of Afghanistan's interim government, Mullah Muhammad Hassan Akhund, among other officials, Zhao Lijian, a spokesperson for the ministry, told a regular press briefing.

The officials discussed the recent development of the situation in Afghanistan, Zhao said. The meeting discussed inclusiveness, human rights, economics, humanism, and Afghanistan's relations with neighboring nations, he said.

During their visit, the envoys also met with ex-Afghan President Hamid Karzai and head of the Afghan National Reconciliation Council Abdullah Abdullah, Zhao said. They talked about promoting peace and stability in Afghanistan, he added.

Yue reiterated China's policy on not interfering in Afghanistan's internal affairs, the spokesperson said. During his time in Kabul, the Chinese envoy said China has been playing a constructive role in the political solution of Afghan issues.

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