Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid (centre) speaks to reporters at the airport in Kabul on August 31, after the last US troops had pulled out. Photo: AFP
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid (centre) speaks to reporters at the airport in Kabul on August 31, after the last US troops had pulled out. Photo: AFP

Afghan Taliban government tipped to be on agenda at Shanghai Cooperation Council summit

  • Afghanistan joined the regional security grouping led by China and Russia as an observer state in 2012. The government in Kabul was toppled last month
  • Analysts say the SCO summit will try to reach a consensus on dealing with the Taliban and urge the international community to ease pressure on the group

Topic |   China-Afghanistan relations
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid (centre) speaks to reporters at the airport in Kabul on August 31, after the last US troops had pulled out. Photo: AFP
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid (centre) speaks to reporters at the airport in Kabul on August 31, after the last US troops had pulled out. Photo: AFP
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