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Senior diplomat Liu Jian becomes China special envoy for Afghanistan

Senior diplomat Liu Jian
Senior diplomat Liu Jian becomes China special envoy for Afghanistan.

According to Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Geng Shuang, China has appointed Liu Jian as the new special envoy for Afghanistan.
During his regular briefing in Beijing, he said today (Wednesday) Special Envoy Liu has served as China’s ambassador to Afghanistan.

Senior diplomat Liu Jian

 

Liu Jian had also served s ambassador of China to Malaysia, Pakistan and other countries.
He also highlighted the new envoy’s experience and familiarity with Afghanistan.
He said that China had been actively participating in and promoting the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.

China’s Afghan policy

 

Meanwhile, Geng Shuang said China attached great importance to communication and coordination with relevant parties and international cooperation related to Afghanistan.
Moreover, he said China will continue to play a constructive role in the early realization of peace and stability in Afghanistan.
The FM spokesman also lauded the services of former special envoy for Afghanistan of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deng Xijun.
He said Xijun made active contributions to promoting the political settlement of the Afghan issue while recently served as the new Chinese Ambassador to ASEAN.

Afghan peace process

 

China also backs Afghan peace process through broad-based reconciliation.
Afghan Taliban delegation had visited China.

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