Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Afghanistan: Taliban works to get copper mines open” – below is their description.
As China moves to engage with the Taliban, it is setting its sights on Afghanistan’s vast mineral resources.
The interim government wants Chinese recognition so that mining can begin. The plans could threaten some of the nation’s archaeological treasures.
Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Mes Aynak, Afghanistan.
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