China lobbies Russia, Iran and Pakistan to show unity on Afghanistan

China has lobbied Russia, Iran and Pakistan to take a unified stance on Afghanistan, focusing on holding the United States accountable for the chaos in the war-torn nation and stemming security threats to neighbouring countries.In meetings on Friday of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and Moscow-led Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO), both in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe, Chinese President Xi Jinping – joining by video link – called for guidance to push the Afghan…