The Taliban delegation with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Tianjin. Photo: Handout The Taliban delegation with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Tianjin. Photo: Handout
The Taliban delegation with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Tianjin. Photo: Handout
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For China, engaging with the Taliban makes sense

  • With the United States withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan, Beijing is trying to fill the void by pledging non-interference in the country while also demanding that militants not be allowed to gain the upper hand

The Taliban delegation with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Tianjin. Photo: Handout The Taliban delegation with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Tianjin. Photo: Handout
The Taliban delegation with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Tianjin. Photo: Handout
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