来源：外交部网站 发布：2021-10-29 13:51
CRI: State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi just paid a visit to Qatar and met with a delegation of the Afghan Taliban's interim government in Doha. Could you share more details on that?
Zhao Lijian: On October 25 and 26, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid a visit to Qatar, during which he met with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and held talks with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani.
During meetings with the Qatari side, State Councilor Wang said that under the strategic guidance of the leaders of the two countries, China-Qatar relations have witnessed sustained, sound and stable development. China firmly supports Qatar in exploring a development path suited to its national conditions and opposes any interference in Qatar's internal affairs. China stands ready to work with the Qatari side to promote high quality development of the Belt and Road, expand cooperation across the board and advance new progress in China-Qatar strategic partnership. The Qatari side said Qatar is firmly committed to developing Qatar-China friendship, appreciates and supports China's commitment to democracy with Chinese characteristics, opposes any country's interference in China's internal affairs and is ready to work with China to expand mutually beneficial cooperation under the BRI framework and elevate bilateral relations to a higher level. The Qatari side supports the Global Development Initiative put forward by China and treats the Initiative on China-Arab Data Security Cooperation with a positive attitude. The two sides also exchanged views on supporting each other in holding the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Qatar World Cup 2022.
State Councilor Wang Yi also had contact with Acting Deputy Prime Minister Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and Acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi of the Afghan Taliban's interim government in Qatar. State Councilor Wang Yi noted that Afghanistan now stands at a critical stage of transition from chaos to order. China stands ready to work with the international community to push for the earnest implementation of the "Afghan-led, Afghan-owned" principle and play a constructive role to this end. China attaches importance to the humanitarian difficulties facing Afghanistan, urges the US and other Western countries to lift sanctions, calls on all parties to engage with the Afghan Taliban in a rational and pragmatic manner. China is also ready to provide humanitarian assistance within its capacity. China hopes and believes that the Afghan Taliban will make a clean break with the ETIM and other terrorist organizations, and take more effective measures to resolutely crack down on them. The Afghan Taliban elaborated on the domestic and foreign policies of the interim government and made more positive remarks on relevant issues of China and the international community's concern. The Afghan Taliban said it attaches great importance to China's security concerns, will resolutely honor its promise and never allow anyone or any force to use the Afghan territory to harm China. The two sides agreed to set up a working liaison mechanism to discuss exchanges in the next stage.