Sunday, July 3, 2016

China Sends Its First Batch Of Military Aid To Afghanistan

Afghanistan Times

VOA: China Delivers First Batch of Military Aid to Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD—Afghanistan has received its first batch of Chinese military equipment as part of Beijing’s commitment to provide millions of dollars of assistance to help Kabul fight terrorism.

The shipment on board a Russian cargo plane arrived Sunday in Kabul where Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing handed it over to Afghan National Security Advisor Hanif Atmar.

The cargo apparently contained among other things logistical equipment, parts of military vehicles, ammunition and weapons for the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF).

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Update #1: Afghanistan receives military equipment from China (Khaama Press).
Update #2: China's first military aid package arrives in Afghanistan (Afghanistan Times)

WNU Editor: I will not be surprised if this becomes a regular occurrence.

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