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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Chinese FM to attend SCO meetings, with Afghan conflict on agenda” – below is their description.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi is visiting Turkmenistan ahead of a gathering of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). The rising instability in post-withdrawal Afghanistan will be a major focus of talks in his five-day visit to Central Asia, which also includes Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.CGTN YouTube Channel
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