Taliban Delegation Visits China; Meets Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

Taliban Delegation Visits China; Meets Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Taliban delegation met Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi. (File)

Kabul:

A nine-member Taliban delegation is on a two-day visit to China where they met with the foreign minister for talks on the peace process and security issues, the group's spokesperson said on Wednesday.

"Politics, economy and issues related to the security of both countries and the current situation of Afghanistan and the peace process were discussed in the meetings," Taliban spokesperson Mohammad Naeem tweeted.

Security in Afghanistan, with which China shares a border, has been deteriorating fast as the United States withdraws its troops by September. The Taliban has launched a flurry of offensives, taking districts and border crossings around the country while peace talks in Qatar's capital have not made substantive progress.

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