Ground Report | New Delhi: Taliban, Pakistan, China; The Bhartiya Janta Party BJP MP Subramanian Swamy today said the Taliban, along with China and Pakistan, would attack India within a year.
Taliban, Pakistan, China will attack India
Swamy tweeted, “The Taliban will be the first year as the leaders of the government of Afghanistan with fake liberal views. Meanwhile, the provincial leaders will be the real ruthless Taliban fanatics. A year later, Afghanistan is safe, the Taliban, Pakistan, and China will attack India.”
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Ram Madhav also warned India of “severe security challenges” following the Taliban’s capture of the Afghanistan terrorist group.
He said, “The Taliban have more than 30,000 mercenaries trained in Pakistan by the ISI. In power in Kabul, the Taliban leadership will now deploy them ‘elsewhere’ with the help of protector Pakistan. India is prepared for serious security challenges. . Taliban may eventually consume Pakistan. China 2, but immediate threat 4 India”
Ready for ‘friendly relations’
Earlier the Chinese government said that Beijing was ready to expand “friendly and cooperative” relations with Afghanistan.
According to the AFP news agency, Beijing has tried to maintain non-governmental relations with the Taliban at all times during the US withdrawal from Afghanistan. The US withdrawal boosted the Taliban’s presence across the country and they seized the capital, Kabul, on Sunday.
China has a 76 km long border with Afghanistan. Beijing has long feared that Afghanistan could be a platform for Xinjiang’s Muslim minority Uighur separatists.
But a high-level Taliban delegation promised during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Tianjin last month that Afghanistan would not be allowed to be used as a base for militants. In return, China offered financial assistance and investment to rebuild Afghanistan.
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On Monday, China said it “welcomes the possibility of expanding ties with Afghanistan.” The major powers have valued Afghanistan for generations because of its geo-strategic status.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chenying told reporters: “The Taliban have repeatedly expressed the hope of establishing good relations with China and that they are looking to China to rebuild and develop Afghanistan. Are We welcome that. China respects the right of the Afghan people to freely decide its own future and will continue to promote friendly and cooperative relations with Afghanistan.
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has urged the Taliban to ensure a peaceful transfer of power and fulfill its promise to form an open and inclusive government that includes all parties. In addition, the safety of Afghan citizens and foreigners must be ensured.