China calls for investigation into US ‘crimes’ in Afghanistan

The head of China’s mission to the United Nations called for a thorough investigation of the “crime of killing civilians” by the US and its allies in Afghanistan.

“The dramatic change in Afghanistan once again shows that military intervention and power politics are not supported. If we impose American-style democracy on other parties, it will only lead to chaos and instability. and inevitably fail,” said China’s chief of the UN mission, Jiang Duan, on September 14.

He said that although the US has ended its military presence in Afghanistan, the crime of “killing civilians by the US military and its allies” must be thoroughly investigated and those responsible are found.

Head of China's mission to the United Nations Jiang Duan spoke on September 14.  Xinhua screenshot.

Head of China’s mission to the United Nations Jiang Duan spoke on September 14. Xinhua screenshot.

Chinese officials also expressed concern about human rights issues in the US and called on the Human Rights Council, the High Commissioner for Human Rights to continue paying attention to this issue. Jiang cited the US as possessing the most advanced medical equipment and technology, but recorded the highest number of Covid-19 cases and deaths in the world.

The head of China’s mission to the United Nations also alleged that instead of fully combating Covid-19, the US government was “vicious with issues such as finding the origin of nCoV, with the aim of blaming other countries and avoiding responsibility.” its duty”.

A Taliban spokesman said on September 14 that China congratulated the establishment of the new Afghan interim government and pledged $15 million in aid. Beijing had previously announced it would donate about $31 million in food and medicine and three million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine to Afghanistan.

Ngoc Anh (Follow China Daily)

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