Beijing commits resources to Kabul

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Afghanistan’s fragile economy has lost around a third of its value in the past year. While international organizations scale back following the withdrawal of NATO forces, China has promised millions of dollars in investments. China is also mediating between the Afghan government and the Taliban. Afghanistan needs China’s financial resources, construction industry and political leverage while China needs Afghanistan for regional stability. CCTV’s Natalie Carney filed this report from Kabul.

Beijing commits resources to Kabul

Beijing commits resources to Kabul

Afghanistan's fragile economy has lost around a third of its value in the past year. While international organizations scale back following the withdrawal of NATO forces, China has promised millions of dollars in investments. China is also mediating between the Afghan government and the Taliban. Afghanistan needs China's financial resources, construction industry and political leverage while China needs Afghanistan for regional stability. CCTV's Natalie Carney filed this report from Kabul.