The fall of Kabul on Monday prompted a flurry of diplomatic phone calls between the US, China and Russia about what follows the Taliban’s success in Afghanistan. Photo: AFP
The fall of Kabul on Monday prompted a flurry of diplomatic phone calls between the US, China and Russia about what follows the Taliban’s success in Afghanistan. Photo: AFP

China ‘willing’ to work with US on Afghanistan, but calls for easing of other pressures

  • In a flurry of diplomatic calls, Washington’s Secretary of State Antony Blinken secured Beijing’s support for cooperation, but not at any price
  • Blinken has also spoken to Russia’s foreign minister and discussions have also been held between Moscow and Beijing

The fall of Kabul on Monday prompted a flurry of diplomatic phone calls between the US, China and Russia about what follows the Taliban’s success in Afghanistan. Photo: AFP
The fall of Kabul on Monday prompted a flurry of diplomatic phone calls between the US, China and Russia about what follows the Taliban’s success in Afghanistan. Photo: AFP
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