China ready to play role in solving Afghan issue

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ISLAMABAD: China said that it was ready to play a role in solving the Afghan issue as it always stood for an ‘Afghan-led and Afghan-owned’ reconciliation process, believing that the peace talks were the only realistic way to solve the Afghanistan issue.

A press release on Saturday, quoting Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying’s remarks about the Afghanistan reconciliation process, said that China encouraged and supported the peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban