China says U.S. representative will attend Afghanistan meeting in China

Reuters

BEIJING, March 29 (Reuters) – A U.S. representative will join a meeting with Chinese, Russian and Pakistan envoys on Afghanistan this week, Chinese foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Chinese special envoy for Afghanistan Yue Xiaoyong will host this meeting, said Wang Wenbin, a ministry spokesman.

U.S. embassy in China did not immediately give a comment.

The envoys meeting takes place while foreign ministers from Afghanistan’s neighbours meet on Wednesday and Thursday in the eastern Chinese province of Anhui, Wang said.

Reporting by Yew Lun Tian, Writing by Martin Quin Pollard; Editing by Alex Richardson and Ed Osmond
China says U.S. representative will attend Afghanistan meeting in China