UPDATED 8:38 AM PT – Tuesday, September 7, 2021
The Taliban is rapidly moving to establish itself on the world stage. During a press briefing on Monday, a spokesperson for the group announced the war in Afghanistan is over after fighters for the terrorist regime took control of the last resistance stronghold in the country over the the weekend.
The spokesperson then said Taliban officials are working to form a new government and expects to make an official announcement in the coming days. According to a senior official for the Taliban, the terrorist organization is planning to hold a special ceremony to inaugurate the new government and will invite representatives from other nations to attend.
“Work is underway on technical issues, so that the new government is announced,” stated Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid. “We are also waiting (for that), but efforts are being made to do the basic work. I hope we will see the announcement of the government in the next few nights.”
The spokesman then expressed how the Taliban has the extreme desire to ally with China, saying “China should cooperate with us in many fields and aspects in the future.” He also highlighted the many infrastructure projects that need to be addressed along with how China can help with trade as well as the Afghan economy.
In a separate briefing on Monday, China’s spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wang Wenbin, said the communist country supports the formation of a new government in Afghanistan.
“China’s position on the Afghan issue is clear and consistent: we have always respected Afghanistan’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity,” stated the Chinese official. “And supported Afghan people in seeking a development path suited to its national conditions. We always support Afghanistan in forming an open, inclusive and broadly-representative government.”
On September 6, Wang Wenbin stated that China’s position on the Afghan issue is consistent and clear, and it always respects the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Afghanistan. pic.twitter.com/fQ4eowJcA7
— 孫松_Sun Song (@ChinaSunSong) September 6, 2021
Meanwhile, opposition forces in Afghanistan said they will continue to resist and fight the Taliban.