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

The heads of state of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation countries meeting in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, later this week are expected to seek a consensus on dealing with the Taliban government in Afghanistan, analysts said.Afghanistan joined the regional security grouping led by China and Russia as one of its four observer states in 2012, along with Belarus, Iran and Mongolia.The US-backed Afghan government was toppled by the Taliban in August after American-led foreign forces withdrew,…
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