A file photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani . Photo: Xinhua

China boosts security role in Afghanistan to counter growing terrorism threat

Moves signal Beijing’s growing concern that nascent peace talks between Afghan government and Taliban could fail, providing safe haven for Uygur militants or Islamic State-linked fighters plotting attacks on China

Topic |   War in Afghanistan

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A file photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani . Photo: Xinhua
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