Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a high-level assembly on the evolving scenario in Afghanistan. The meet was attended by Home Minister Amit Shah, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and NSA Ajit Doval.
Besides the current scenario in Afghanistan, the meet additionally mentioned India’s future plan of action on this regard.
The meet lasted three hours.
Earlier on Tuesday, India held first talks with Taliban. Indian Ambassador to Qatar Deepak Mittal met senior Taliban chief Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai and conveyed India’s issues that Afghanistan’s soil shouldn’t be used for anti-Indian actions and terrorism.
The discussions additionally targeted on the security, safety and early return of Indian nationals stranded in Afghanistan and the journey of Afghan nationals, particularly members of minority communities to India. The assembly came about on the Indian embassy in Doha on the request of the Taliban aspect and got here two weeks after the outfit seized management of Kabul.
The MEA mentioned the Taliban consultant assured the ambassador that “these issues” can be positively addressed.
The assembly between Mittal and Stanekzai came about hours after the US accomplished the withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan, ending its 20-year-long army marketing campaign within the nation.
The final American plane left the Kabul airport within the early hours of Tuesday.
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