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Försiktigt kinesiskt engagemang i Afghanistan

Thomas Ruttig < 1 min

Swedish Afghanistan Committee, 18 December 2023

Archeological works in Mes-e Ainak, with the Chinese mining camp in the background. Photo: Jerome Starkey - published under Creative Commons license:

This is an abbreviated translation into Swedish of Thomas Ruttig’s Septemr 2023 AAN report, titled “Chinese Investments in Afghanistan: Strategic economic move or incentive for the Emirate?” on the Swedish Committee’s website.


Ainak China copper lithium Mining regional relations Security Taleban terrorism Uighurs