China reopens Afghan trade lifeline but no rush to recognise Taliban

//China reopens Afghan trade lifeline but no rush to recognise Taliban

China reopens Afghan trade lifeline but no rush to recognise Taliban

The arrival of 45 tonnes of Afghan pine nuts at Shanghai’s international airport on Monday signalled China’s first steps towards resuming trade with Afghanistan, despite its apparent reluctance to formally recognise the interim Taliban government.Chinese observers said the shipment – the first delivery since the Taliban took over Afghanistan on August 15 following a hasty withdrawal by US troops – could pave the way for further cooperation between Beijing and Kabul.China’s ambassador to…

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