Taliban fighters stand guard on Tuesday outside the Green Zone of Kabul where most embassies are situated, a day after the insurgent group took control of the Afghan capital. Photo: EPA-EFE Taliban fighters stand guard on Tuesday outside the Green Zone of Kabul where most embassies are situated, a day after the insurgent group took control of the Afghan capital. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taliban fighters stand guard on Tuesday outside the Green Zone of Kabul where most embassies are situated, a day after the insurgent group took control of the Afghan capital. Photo: EPA-EFE
Afghanistan

Fall of Kabul sends big players US, China, Russia into diplomatic flurry over Afghan future

  • China ready to work with US to ensure a ‘soft landing’ in Afghanistan, but says Washington would need to dial back the pressure on its strategic rival
  • Concerns about Afghan projects and terrorism spilling over to Xinjiang may see Beijing pursue a stronger relationship with the Taliban, observers say

Topic |   Afghanistan
Taliban fighters stand guard on Tuesday outside the Green Zone of Kabul where most embassies are situated, a day after the insurgent group took control of the Afghan capital. Photo: EPA-EFE Taliban fighters stand guard on Tuesday outside the Green Zone of Kabul where most embassies are situated, a day after the insurgent group took control of the Afghan capital. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taliban fighters stand guard on Tuesday outside the Green Zone of Kabul where most embassies are situated, a day after the insurgent group took control of the Afghan capital. Photo: EPA-EFE
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