Putin, Xi conform to collectively fight Afghanistan ‘threats’
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese language counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed their international locations will step up efforts to counter “threats” rising from Afghanistan following the Taliban’s takeover, the Kremlin mentioned on Wednesday (Aug 25).
In a cellphone name, the 2 leaders “expressed their readiness to step up efforts to fight threats of terrorism and drug trafficking coming from the territory of Afghanistan”, the Kremlin mentioned in a press release.
In addition they spoke of the “significance of creating peace” in Afghanistan and “stopping the unfold of instability to adjoining areas”.
Putin and Xi “agreed to accentuate bilateral contacts” and “take advantage of the potential” of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) that is because of convene for a summit in Tajikistan subsequent month.