Special envoys from China, Russia and Pakistan meet Taliban in Kabul for inclusiveness


According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, special envoys from China, Russia and Pakistan met and met with representatives of the self-proclaimed government of the Taliban terrorist group.

During their visit to Kabul on Tuesday and Wednesday, the three special envoys met with Taliban acting prime minister Hasan Akhund, foreign minister Amir Khan Mutaki, finance minister and other officials.

Russia’s Afghan envoy, Zamir Kavlov, Pakistan’s Afghan envoy Mohammad Sadik, and China’s Afghan envoy, Yue Xiaoyoung, were invited to a meeting by the Taliban, who took control of Kabul on August 15.

Authorities have discussed promoting friendly relations with foreign countries and neighboring countries in Afghanistan, according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. They also mentioned that they have a comprehensive government for territorial integrity, national unity, ensuring human rights and improving economic and social relations.

Zhao Lijian, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, told reporters at a media briefing that the three envoys had also met with former President Hamid Karzai and the chairman of the National Reconciliation Council under the former administration of Abdullah Abdullah.

Pakistan’s Kabul ambassador, Mansour Ahmed Khan, said on Twitter that the three countries called for a comprehensive government in talks with Taliban officials.

“Special envoy [Afghanistan] Pakistan’s Amb Sadiq, Russia’s Zamir Kabulov, and China’s Yue Xiayong visited Kabul and called on Afghanistan’s Acting Prime Minister M. Hasan A Khund and senior leaders to discuss peace, stability and inclusive governance. I have written..

In an inclusive discussion and a pledge of amnesty to the terrorist group’s adversaries, the Taliban followed this month’s move by asking female civil servants in Kabul to leave the workforce and stay home to educate secondary schools. For girls in an increasingly lit country following a move to ask them to stop.

The decision to prevent most female city workers from returning to work was made by terrorist groups, despite the initial promise by those involved in peace talks that they would form a representative government with others. Afghan leaders who are more comprehensive and respectful of human rights, which are mainly seen as another sign of forcing a harsh interpretation of Islam. Earlier rules in the 1990s kept girls and women out of school, work and public life.

The Anti-Taliban National Resistance Front (NRF) on September 20 denounced the Taliban administration’s move to ban girls’ secondary schools in the country and said it had problems separating classrooms because it was always separated in the country. .. “It should never happen in the first place.”

“The administration’s position, detailed by various spokespersons, is merely a reaffirmation of the long-standing retrograde view that women should be entrusted with household chores,” the NRF said. “The complete ignorance of the ancient reality of the secondary education system in this country betrays the extraordinary nature of the administration.”

The United Nations does not recognize the Taliban as the government of Afghanistan.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said last month that the Taliban’s desire for international approval is the only way the Security Council seeks inclusive government and respect for its rights. Meanwhile, US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said the United Nations was “not yet ready to recognize the Taliban.”

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said on September 22 that the Taliban should not be allowed to address the UN.

“They are whipping women on the streets, telling girls not to go to school and killing their enemies. They haven’t changed,” she said. I wrote it on Twitter. “The Taliban is not a legitimate government in Afghanistan, but a terrorist group holding the country hostage.”

The administration said it wanted international recognition and financial support to rebuild the war-torn country. But the new Taliban government structure poses a dilemma for the United Nations. Some of the interim ministers are on the United Nations blacklist of so-called international terrorists and terrorist funders.

Separately on Wednesday, Senator Lindsey Graham (Republican) and Mike Waltz (Republican) called Afghanistan’s resistance leader Ahmad Masoud.

so Joint statement“I am grateful to hear his continued commitment to resist the atrocities of the Taliban in Afghanistan and uphold basic human rights and freedoms,” the pair said.

Graham and Waltz said after their conversation that it was “clear” that the Taliban administration was “very unpopular and indignation” nationwide.

“Their cabinet and army are made up of al-Qaeda and other listed terrorist groups,” the statement said. “It is in the interest of the United States that the Taliban in Afghanistan is a terrorist and not justified by the international community because it was a terrorist.”

They closed the statement by calling on the Biden administration to resist any efforts to recognize the Taliban as the Afghan government and to resist all calls to provide a representative of the administration at the United Nations.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Isabelle van Brugen

Isabelle van Brugen



Isabel van Brugen is an award-winning journalist and currently a news reporter for The Epoch Times. She holds a master’s degree in newspaper journalism from City, University of London.