BEIJING: China has said the support and participation from the international community , especially from the regional countries, is indispensable for the political settlement of the Afghan issue.
During a regular briefing in Beijing today, Chinese foreign ministry's spokesperson Lu Kang said China supports Russia's positive efforts in promoting peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. He said China is in communication with Russia on Moscow meeting to help Afghanistan achieve peace, stability and prosperity at an early date. Russia has invited the Taliban and 12 countries, including Afghanistan and the United States, to the Moscow talks.
The Russian foreign ministry said other countries invited to the talks include Pakistan, China, Iran, India, and the five former Soviet republics in Central Asia.