Afghanistan’s prime peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah at the moment met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and mentioned the continuing peace initiative to carry again stability in Afghanistan.
Following the assembly, Mr Abdullah tweeted that PM Modi assured him of India’s continued help for the peace course of in Afghanistan.
Exterior Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava mentioned PM Modi reaffirmed India’s long run dedication to additional deepen ties with Afghanistan.
Mr Abdullah arrived in Delhi on Tuesday on a five-day go to as a part of the efforts to construct a regional consensus and help for the Afghan peace course of.
“Happy to fulfill HE Narendra Modi @narendramodi, the Prime Minister of Republic of #India. In our pleasant dialogue we took inventory of the newest developments on the #AfghanPeaceProcess, the talks in Doha, & India’s help for the peace efforts,” Mr Abdullah mentioned on Twitter.
“HE PM assured me of India’s continued help for the peace course of, & Afghanistan. I thanked him & the individuals of India for the invitation, & beneficiant hospitality. I additionally thanked India for its principled place on the #AfghanPeaceProcess,” he mentioned.
On Wednesday, Mr Abdullah, the pinnacle of Afghan peace council, held intensive talks with Nationwide Safety Adviser Ajit Doval.
The go to of the influential Afghan chief to India comes within the midst of peace talks between the Afghan authorities and the Taliban in Doha.
The Taliban and the Afghan authorities are holding direct talks to finish 19 years of struggle that has killed tens of hundreds of individuals and ravaged numerous elements of the nation.
India has been a significant stakeholder within the peace and stability of Afghanistan. It has already invested USD two billion in assist and reconstruction actions within the nation.
India has been supporting a nationwide peace and reconciliation course of which is Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled.
On September 12, an Indian delegation attended the inaugural ceremony of the intra-Afghan negotiations in Doha whereas Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar joined it by means of video convention.
India has been keenly following the evolving political scenario after the US signed a peace cope with the Taliban in February. The deal offered for the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, successfully drawing curtains to Washington’s 18-year struggle within the nation.
The US has misplaced over 2,400 troopers in Afghanistan since late 2001.
India has additionally been sustaining that care ought to be taken to make sure that any such course of doesn’t result in any “ungoverned areas” the place terrorists and their proxies can relocate.
India has been calling upon all sections of the political spectrum in Afghanistan to work collectively to fulfill the aspirations of all individuals in that nation together with these from the minority neighborhood for a affluent and protected future.
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