While most countries around the world wait for the Taliban government’s decisions and actions to be recognized, China quickly declared its readiness to continue contacts with the leaders of the new Taliban government on Wednesday. in Afghanistan, describing its formation as a “necessary step” in reconstruction.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said Beijing respects Afghanistan’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity.
“We hope that the new Afghan authorities will listen to people of all ethnicities and groups, to satisfy the aspirations of their own people and those of the international community,” he added.
It is worth noting that after the Taliban seized power in August, China called for the formation of an open and representative government.
Judging the actions
On the other hand, Washington has expressed its concern for the government that the movement has announced its formation. State Department spokesman Ned Price said Tuesday that Washington noted that the list of names announced consists solely of individuals affiliated with the Taliban or their close associates, but does not include any women.
He also added that the US administration will judge the Taliban by his actions, not his words.
Meanwhile, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, Ali Shamkhani, said that the first priority for Afghanistan is stability and pace. He stressed on Twitter that ignoring the need for inclusive government, foreign intervention and the use of military means instead of dialogue are of prime importance for friends of the Afghan people.
Don’t be too quick to admit
Meanwhile, Qatar felt that the “Taliban” showed “pragmatism and its actions should be judged, because it is the only ruler. in Afghanistan “, without reaching the point of officially recognizing the movement.
“It is up to the Afghan people, not the international community, to decide their own fate,” said Deputy Foreign Minister Lolwah Al-Khater. in an interview with Agence France-Presse.
He added: “They have shown great pragmatism. We take opportunities and judge their actions”, explaining that they are “the real rulers. There is no question about that.” He said that “Qatar’s recognition of the Taliban will not come immediately,” adding: “We are in no hurry to recognize, but at the same time we are not stopping our engagement with the Taliban. We are taking the lead. via middle. “
“An inclusive government with roles for women and minorities”
As for Turkey, its foreign minister put it in guard against the rapid recognition of this government, as it claimed that Ankara was seeking an inclusive government with roles for women and minorities.
Cavusoglu added that the inclusive government will allow the country to overcome the crisis without being dragged along in a civil war, noting that the Turks have passed on their ideas on this issue directly to the Taliban, but “until now all the nominees have been close to the Taliban.”
He also stressed that “the world must not be in a hurry when it comes to recognition”.
“First we understand”
Furthermore, Russia did not deviate much from the picture, as it announced that it would follow the first steps of the next government to study the issue of its recognition.
“It is important for us to understand what the first and next steps of this government are and what will happen in future in Afghanistan, “Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the TASS news agency. in response to the possibility of Russia’s recognition of the new authority in Afghanistan.
Interestingly, the movement’s spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid, announced at a press conference yesterday, the names of the government members, noting that Hassan Akhund has been appointed interim prime minister and Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar interim deputy prime minister. .
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