Technology Shiqi Communication Text: Deutsche Welle Chinese website (Reuters) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in a video-chain speech delivered at the second Afghan Neighboring Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Iran, said Beijing was ready to host the next round of talks between Afghanistan and its neighbors on the country's future. In a speech in the video broadcast live on Iranian state television, Wang Yi said that the Taliban is eager to hold dialogue with the international community. China will host the third Afghan Neighboring Foreign Ministers'
ministers of Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan attended the Afghan Neighboring Foreign Ministers' Meeting in person. The foreign sms services ministers of China and Russia attended the meeting through a video link. The first meeting of Afghanistan's neighbouring foreign ministers was hosted by Pakistan in September with the aim of establishing lasting peace in Afghanistan. Since the withdrawal of the US military in August 2021 and the return of the Taliban to power in Afghanistan, China,
which has never participated in the war in Afghanistan, has been extending an olive branch to the Taliban regime. The United States and other Western countries have also sought to engage the Taliban to secure a way for humanitarian aid to enter the country, but have not given it the legitimacy it had hoped for. China won't be the first to recognize Taliban government, scholar says An expert familiar with China's foreign policy-making process told Reuters a few days ago that China would not take the lead in recognizing the Taliban government in Afghanistan,