The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) mentioned on Thursday that it isn’t conscious of any invitation despatched by the Taliban for his or her authorities formation in Afghanistan.
During the weekly press briefing, MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi mentioned, “We are not aware of any invitation and also not aware of any detail or nature of what kind of government could be formed in Afghanistan.”
Reiterating that India’s main concern is that the Afghan soil shouldn’t be used for anti-India actions, Bagchi mentioned, “Our focus is that Afghan soil should not be used for any terrorist activities against India.”
On being requested about holding extra conferences with the Taliban, Bagchi mentioned that there is no such thing as a replace on any future assembly.
Asked if Taliban leaders lately assembly the India envoy in Doha was a step in the direction of recognising the group, he mentioned it was only a assembly, and nothing extra.
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Responding to a query on the evacuation of 20 Indians stranded within the war-ravaged nation, Bagchi mentioned the ministry will have the ability to revisit the problem as soon as operations on the Kabul airport resume. The majority of Indians have left Afghanistan, he added.
Just a day after American troops formally left Afghanistan on the intervening evening of August 30-31, the Taliban held a dialogue with India in Doha to debate the continuing state of affairs within the war-torn nation.
During the assembly, the Indian Ambassador to Qatar, Deepak Mittal, had raised New Delhi’s issues, together with on terror actions.
At the request of the Taliban facet, the Indian envoy met the top of the Taliban’s political workplace, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai, in Doha and mentioned points like security, safety and early return of Indian nationals stranded in Afghanistan.
The journey of Afghan nationals, particularly minorities, to India was additionally mentioned in the course of the assembly.
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