Chinese envoy urges US to regard Afghanistan as place for cooperation


Our Correspondent


Newly appointed Chinese envoy to Afghanistan Wang Yu urged the United States to regard this country as a place for cooperation, rather than gaming.
In a detailed statement carried by China Economic Net on Tuesday, he said it is his great honour to serve as Chinese ambassador to Afghanistan and he was looking forward for peace and prosperity for the people this great nation.
He hoped that all the stake-holders of peace in Afghanistan including the USA will adopt a cooperative attitude to achieve the desired results.
Wang Yu refuted the recently statement of Alice Wells, US Deputy Assistance Secretary that ‘China has not been a real player in Afghanistan development’, that ‘China is not a provider of any significant grant assistance’ and that what China has done in cross-border railway, electricity lines, trade exchange and other regional connectivity initiatives lags behind Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
Putting the record straight, he since 2001, China has joined the peaceful reconstruction of Afghanistan, with continuously increasing assistance and support.