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Why China is Embracing the Taliban
« on: August 30, 2021, 12:50:34 AM »
Why China is Embracing the Taliban
Aug 23, 2021

When the Taliban took over Afghanistan the first time in 1996, China refused to recognize their rule and left its embassy shut for years. This time around, Beijing has been among the first to embrace the Islamist militants next door. China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi welcomed a Taliban delegation as the group made gains against the administration of President Ashraf Ghani, who fled the country. Bloomberg's Government senior reporter Iain Marlow breaks down why China is embracing the Taliban.

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