The Office of the National Security Council (ONSC) says the Chief of the Joint Staff Department of the Central Military of China Li Zuocheng reaffirmed China’s support during a meeting with the National Security Advisor of Afghanistan Mohammad Hanif Atmar, according to Khaama.
Gen. Zucheng hailed the Afghan forces for their efforts to eliminate the terror groups without distinction and emphasized on the importance of bilateral military and security cooperation between the two nations.
According to Office of the National Security Council, Gen. Li reiterated China’s full support to help equip the Afghan armed forces.
In regards to the ongoing peace efforts, Gen. Li said a strong regional consensus is key for the peace process and urged the regional countries to play their role in this regard.
In his turn, Mr. Atmar emphasized on immediate launch of the second phase of bilateral dialogue between Kabul and Beijing and extended an invitation to the Chinese delegation to visit Kabul.