Why China and Taliban are cosying up in Afghanistan; and the prism of Pakistan

PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2021 11:53 AM IST
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  • China is currently hosting a nine-member Taliban delegation in Tianjin. Chinese foreign minister met Taliban officials ahead of the US pullout from Afghanistan. China and Afghanistan also share a narrow border in the remote Wakhan Valley. But why is Beijing giving Taliban legitimacy? Does China really believe that the Taliban can play an important role in the progress of peaceful reconciliation in Afghanistan? Why is the Taliban cozying up to China? Watch the full video for more details.

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