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China to give $30 million in aid to Afghanistan

09.09.2021 170 просмотров

The Chinese authorities will provide Afghanistan with emergency assistance in the amount of 200 million yuan (about $30 million). This was announced on Wednesday by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.



“In connection with the needs of the Afghan people, our country will provide Afghanistan with emergency assistance in the amount of 200 million yuan,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry quotes the words of a Chinese diplomat speaking at an online meeting with the participation of the foreign ministers of Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

As Wang Yi clarified, the funds will be used for the purchase of food and medicines, vaccination. "As soon as the necessary conditions appear, including in the field of security, China will help Afghanistan in the reconstruction and in the implementation of projects aimed at improving the people's well-being," he added.

The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday an online meeting of the heads of the foreign ministries of China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan was organized. The consultations took place the day after the announcement of the composition of the interim government of Afghanistan, which included only members of the radical Taliban movement (banned in Russia).

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