China resumes first trade of pine nuts with Afghanistan
Published Nov 8, 2021
A charter plane carrying 45 tons of Afghan pine nuts, exported to China for the first time since the Taliban came to power, prepares to take off from the Afghan capital Kabul Airport on the 31st of last month. Kabul/Xinhua Yonhap News Trade activity between Afghanistan and China resumed for the first time since the Taliban came to power. Although the Chinese side has not yet officially approved the Taliban government, it is continuing its steps to strengthen bilateral relations, such as delivering humanitarian aid for the winter. Combining reports from on the 7th, Amir Khan Mutaki, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Afghan Interim Government, met with the Chinese ambassador to Afghanistan Wang Yui the day before and said, “I hope the Chinese side will continue commercial and trade activities between the two countries.” It asked for cooperation in relation to the issue of visa issuance for business people to visit China. "Minister Mutaki, in particular, ...