Taliban delegation visiting China for talks with officials: spokesman
KABUL, July 28, 2021 (BSS/AFP) - Taliban officials have told China they
will not allow Afghanistan to be used as a base by groups plotting against
another country, an insurgent spokesman said Wednesday.
A top-level Taliban delegation is in China for talks with Beijing
officials, spokesman Mohammad Naeem told AFP, as the insurgents continue a
sweeping offensive across Afghanistan -- including areas along their shared
The nine-member team is led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the co-founder
of the hardline movement.
"The Islamic Emirate assured China that Afghanistan's soil would not be
used against any country's security," Naeem said.
"They (China) promised not to interfere in Afghanistan's affairs, but
instead help to solve problems and bring peace."