[GT Online: Chinese Foreign Ministry Responded to Taliban’s Declaration of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan] By Sarathecat On August 19, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid posted a statement on Twitter to declare the establishment of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. Chinese online news platform Toutiao(?????cited The Paper (????) ‘s report saying that Hua Chunying, the Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson, responded to the question if China planed to recognize “ Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan”. According to the news, at the regular process conference on August 20, Hua said China is aware of the Tabliban’s statement, and has also noticed that various factions in Afghanistan are still holding consultations on future political framework in the country. It was reported that Tabliban’s representatives have met with the Afghan High Council for National Reconciliation Chairman and the former president. Hua emphasized that China’s position on the Afghan issue remains clear and consistent. China hopes to see an open and well-represented government founded by Afghanistan, upholding moderate and prudent domestic and foreign policies, and aligning with the aspirations of the Afghan people and the international community. Source: ?????????????????????????? This data comes from MediaIntel.Asia's Media Intelligence and Media Monitoring Platform . Original URL: [Click here to visit original article]