China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke by phone with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and criticized the terms of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
The Chinese diplomat leader stressed that the goal of eliminating terrorists from Afghanistan had never been achieved and said the international community needed to “actively guide” the Taliban.
“The United States, in particular, must work with the international community to provide Afghanistan with urgently needed economic, livelihood and humanitarian assistance, help the new Afghan political structure maintain the normal functioning of government institutions, maintain social security and stability. , contain currency devaluation and inflation, and embark on the path of peaceful reconstruction immediately.“, says the Chinese Foreign Ministry in a statement.
Also according to the Ministry of China’s Foreign Relations, Wang noted in a conversation with Blinken that the “hasty exit” of the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will likely create an opportunity for terrorist groups in Afghanistan to resurface.
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“Any action taken by the UN Security Council must help to ease tensions rather than aggravate them, and contribute to a smooth transition of the situation in Afghanistan rather than a return to turmoil,” Chinese diplomats said. .
Edition: Leandro Melito