Foreign Ministers of China and Afghanistan Vow to Strengthen Cooperation and Fight Against Terrorism
Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang on Saturday held a phone conversation with Amir Khan Muttaqi, acting foreign minister of the Afghan interim government, with both sides pledging to strengthen cooperation and vowing to combat terrorism.
Afghanistan will resolutely combat all forms of terrorism and take strong measures to ensure the safety of Chinese personnel and institutions in Afghanistan, Muttaqi said.
According to Qin Gang, China supports the Afghan interim government in building an inclusive and broad-based political structure, implementing moderate and sound domestic and foreign policies, combating terrorism in all its forms and forging friendly relations with all countries, especially its neighbors.
China stands ready to provide more assistance to Afghanistan's economic and social development and the improvement of people's livelihood, he said.