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India on Thursday stated the vandalisation of a gurdwara in Kabul raised considerations not only for it however for the world and the worldwide group must insist on defending the rights of assorted sections of Afghan society as outlined in a UN Security Council decision.

According to reviews, Gurdwara Karte Parwan in Kabul was vandalised two days in the past by suspected Taliban fighters.

“The reports of vandalism and of intolerance obviously raise concerns not just for us but, I suppose, across the world. It is important that the international community continues to insist on the fulfilment of goals outlined in the UN Security Council resolution 2593,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated.

He was replying to a query on the problem at a media briefing.

The UNSC decision, adopted on August 30 below India’s presidency of the worldwide physique, talked concerning the want for upholding human rights in Afghanistan and {that a} negotiated political settlement must be came upon to the disaster.

Bagchi stated the decision displays the world group’s collective strategy in direction of Afghanistan and demanded that Afghan territory shouldn’t be used for terrorism in addition to making certain the rights of all sections of the Afghan society together with girls and minorities.

“The UN Security Council resolution articulates and guides the collective approach of the global community towards Afghanistan. The resolution talks about ensuring that Afghan territory is not used for terrorist acts,” Bagchi stated.

“It talks of safe passage and secure departure of Afghans and all foreign nationals from Afghanistan. It talks about holding of human rights including of women and minorities and encourages all parties to seek an inclusive, negotiated political settlement,” he stated.

The MEA spokesperson stated the state of affairs in Afghanistan figured throughout US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman’s talks in India on Tuesday.

He stated there was a necessity to make sure that terrorism doesn’t emanate from Afghan soil.

“We highlighted our perspective on role of Pakistan and what are our concerns regarding that,” Bagchi stated, describing Sherman’s go to as “very very useful and productive”.

He stated points referring to safety in Afghanistan was a significant focus space within the talks.

When requested whether or not China figured within the talks, Bagchi stated it did and added that “China is an important player, an important country” and each nations shared their views.

To a query on the Afghans who’re at the moment in India and need to return to Afghanistan, Bagchi stated the problem of resumption of economic flights to Afghanistan is a delicate situation.

He stated the visas of Afghan residents caught in India are being mechanically prolonged.

(PTI)




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