The first exports to China of Afghan pine nuts since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan arrive at Shanghai’s Pudong airport. Photo: Wang Yu
The first exports to China of Afghan pine nuts since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan arrive at Shanghai’s Pudong airport. Photo: Wang Yu
Afghanistan

China reopens Afghan trade lifeline but no rush to recognise Taliban

  • Beijing carefully steps up engagement with trade and aid as the war-torn country faces a humanitarian crisis
  • Shanghai pine nut delivery is first to arrive since the insurgent group formed an interim government in Kabul

The first exports to China of Afghan pine nuts since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan arrive at Shanghai’s Pudong airport. Photo: Wang Yu
The first exports to China of Afghan pine nuts since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan arrive at Shanghai’s Pudong airport. Photo: Wang Yu
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