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Ghani underlines China role for peace initiative

Ghani underlines China role for peace initiative

Feb 09, 2015 - 18:21

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Monday underlined extended Chinese cooperation with Afghanistaninfo-icon for peace efforts.

Liu Jianchao, Chinese assistant foreign minister, called on the president at the Presidential Palace where both the dignitaries held wide ranging talks on bilateral relations, counter-terrorism and regional cooperation.

Jianchao assured China’s support to the political stability of Afghanistan and welcomed Ghani’s recent remarks at Munich Security Conference over compact anti-terror efforts.

According to Jianchao Afghanistan had a strategic importance and was a meeting point of regional economic and security cooperation. President Ghani also called for enhanced track-two diplomacy among parliamentarians, civil societyinfo-icon activists and youth of the two countries.

“We are in fight against elements posting threat to security and killing innocent people. We need international community’s cooperation in this regard,” he added.

The Chinese assistant foreign minister was in Kabul to take part in the third round of trilateral dialogue among Afghanistan-Pakistaninfo-icon-China held on Monday.

After Ghani’s visit to China last October, Beijing has intensified efforts for peace talks and had even hosted a Talibaninfo-icon delegation.





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