China News Service, Beijing, August 31 (Reporter Guo Chaokai) Regarding China’s abstention on the UN Security Council’s draft resolution on Afghanistan, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin stated at a regular press conference on the 31st that China’s need for the resolution to be passed There are huge doubts about the urgency, and the balance of the content of the draft, and I have always disapproved of the proposal of the sponsors to forcefully push forward while the parties still have differences.

Based on the above, China abstained from voting on the relevant draft resolution.

  A reporter asked questions. According to reports, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution by the United States, Britain and France, requiring Atta to fulfill its commitments and allow Arab and foreign citizens to leave Afghanistan in a safe and orderly manner. China and Russia abstained from voting.

Why did China abstain from voting?

  In this regard, Wang Wenbin said that the Chinese representative has already expounded China's position after the vote.

The countries concerned hurriedly circulated the draft resolution on the evening of August 27, demanding action on the 30th.

China has huge doubts about the necessity and urgency of adopting the resolution and the balance of the content of the draft.

Nevertheless, China still participated constructively in the consultations, and together with Russia put forward important and reasonable amendments.

Unfortunately, our amendments have not been fully adopted.

China also consistently disagrees with the sponsor's practice of forcibly pushing it even when the parties still have differences.

Based on the above, China abstained from voting on the relevant draft resolution.

  Wang Wenbin pointed out that the domestic situation in Afghanistan has undergone fundamental changes, and any actions taken by the Security Council, including the timing of actions, should help ease rather than intensify conflicts, and help a smooth transition of the situation in Afghanistan rather than a return to war.

  "The recent chaos in Afghanistan is directly related to the hasty and disorderly withdrawal of foreign troops. I hope relevant countries can realize that the withdrawal of troops is not the end of responsibility, but the beginning of reflection and correction." Wang Wenbin said that relevant countries should Learn from the lessons, earnestly respect the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Afghanistan, earnestly respect the right of the Afghan people to independently determine their own future and destiny, earnestly change the wrong practice of imposing their own model on others, and earnestly change the hegemonic practice of imposing pressure on sanctions and even the use of force.

The United States and some Western countries should provide Afghanistan with urgently needed economic, people’s livelihood, and humanitarian assistance to help the Afghan people tide over the difficulties as soon as possible and embark on the road of peaceful reconstruction as soon as possible. They should not leave it alone, leaving a mess for Afghanistan and the region.

  Wang Wenbin pointed out that the recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan have once again proved that the war in Afghanistan has not achieved the goal of eliminating terrorist forces in Afghanistan. All countries should fulfill their obligations in accordance with international law and resolutions of the Security Council, and resolutely cooperate in combating international terrorist forces such as the "Eastern Islamic Movement", "Islamic State", and "Al Qaeda" organizations. On the issue of counter-terrorism, double standards must not be pursued, and selective approaches must not be adopted. (over)

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