The US mentioned Wednesday it shared the identical objectives on Afghanistan as frequent adversaries China and Russia, which have shortly moved to work with the triumphant Taliban.
Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman pointed to a press release issued Monday by the UN Safety Council, the place China and Russia wield veto energy, that known as for an inclusive new authorities.
The assertion “speaks to the truth that we’re all in the identical place, which is looking on the Taliban to make sure justice and equal rights and inclusion, for there to be no violence, for folks to have the ability to depart after they can,” Sherman instructed reporters.
“So I feel proper now there’s very robust unanimity,” mentioned Sherman, who final month turned probably the most high-ranking member of President Joe Biden’s administration to journey to China.
Each Russia and China stepped up contacts with the Taliban after america determined to withdraw from Afghanistan, ending a 20-year army involvement and setting off the swift crumbling of the federal government in Kabul.
Regardless of commentary gloating of US catastrophe in Afghanistan, each China and Russia are seen as desirous to keep away from instability and protected havens for Islamist extremists who may perform assaults.
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