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Taliban: China is Ready to Invest Billions in Afghanistan

Taliban: China is Ready to Invest Billions in Afghanistan

From: VOA

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — China wants to invest billions of dollars in Afghanistan if the Taliban guarantee security for their workers and their assets. This, according to the Taliban’s acting Deputy Minister of Information and Culture Zabihullah Mujahid, who also said his government is ready to deliver.

In a television interview with VOA’s Ayesha Tanzeem in Kabul, Mujahid responded to questions about the Taliban’s negotiations with the United States and others, Afghanistan’s faltering economy, women’s rights, and the threat to Afghanistan’s security after multiple high-profile attacks by the Islamic State in Afghanistan.

The international community has strongly criticized the Taliban for not fulfilling pledges to respect women’s rights and the rights of minorities, and for not including enough members from other ethnic groups in the Cabinet.

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