Military personnel prepare equipment for a joint military drill by the Chinese and Russian forces in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua
Military personnel prepare equipment for a joint military drill by the Chinese and Russian forces in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua

Why China and Russia might find common security ground in Afghanistan

  • As US forces pull out of the Central Asian state, China is concerned that ETIM could use the area to launch attacks in Xinjiang and elsewhere
  • Russia also has interests in the area, including keeping drug smuggling at bay

Topic |   Afghanistan: All stories
Military personnel prepare equipment for a joint military drill by the Chinese and Russian forces in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua
Military personnel prepare equipment for a joint military drill by the Chinese and Russian forces in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region. Photo: Xinhua
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