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China: Afghanistan Backs Beijing Stance on South China Sea

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ABC News, 16 May 2016

“China on Monday said Afghanistan has expressed support for Beijing’s stance on the South China Sea dispute.” This is one outcome of CEO Abdullah’s visit to Beijing. In exchange, Afghanistan was admitted to China’s One Belt One Road project and was assured of  China’s willingness “to help with Afghanistan’s national reconciliation process, provide assistance for projects including the construction of low-cost housing and boost imports of Afghan agricultural projects.”