China willing to develop friendly relationship with Taliban in Afghanistan
Kabul : With Taliban taking over Afghanistan, the Chinese government has said that they are ready to develop friendly relationship with them.
“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,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said, as per AFP.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), under the presidency of India, will be discussing the issue today in an emergency meeting. UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres, who has repeatedly condemned the violence against Afghan civilians, is expected to speak at the emergency meeting.
On Sunday, terrorist group Taliban entered Afghanistan capital Kabul and took over military control. President Ashraf Ghani has already left the country with his family, chief of staff and nationals security advisor for Tajikistan.
Russia, on the other hand, said that it is interested in involving India and Iran to bring peace to war-torn Afghanistan.