Taliban fighters stand guard at the main gate leading to the Afghan presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. Photo: AP
Taliban fighters stand guard at the main gate leading to the Afghan presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. Photo: AP
Afghanistan

Taliban takeover in Afghanistan spurs China and other neighbours to consider their alliances

  • Following the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul, Beijing has identified stopping conflict spilling into its far western region of Xinjiang as a top priority
  • A plan has been floated for a buffer zone patrolled by the Moscow-led Collective Security Treaty Organisation to be set up at the Tajikistan-Afghanistan border

Topic |   Afghanistan
Taliban fighters stand guard at the main gate leading to the Afghan presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. Photo: AP
Taliban fighters stand guard at the main gate leading to the Afghan presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. Photo: AP
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