Britain says Russia and China need “mitigative influence” on the Taliban


Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said Britain would have to rely on Russia and China to exert “moderate influence” on the Taliban, despite distrust between Britain and these governments.

“We need to bring in countries with potential medium influence, such as Russia and China, which is unpleasant,” Rab told the Sunday Telegraph.

The Taliban could seize power from a US-backed government last weekend, fleeing thousands and announcing the return of terrorists to dictatorship 20 years ago.

Britain and China have recently been at odds over a variety of issues, including allegations of human rights abuses against the Uighurs in Hong Kong and China.

The relationship between London and Moscow has also been a nerve gas addiction developed by the Soviet Union known as Novichok of former double agent Sergei Scripal since 2018, with hundreds of Russian agents being British MI6 foreign spies. Betrayed by service.

Relations between Britain and Russia worsened after BBC journalists working in Moscow were told to leave the country.

According to the British Ministry of Defense, British troops have evacuated 3,800 people from Kabul since August 13, including 1,323 people arriving in Britain.

Kanishka Singh