NEW DELHI: Conscious of India’s safety considerations, the US on Tuesday mentioned the Afghan sides within the ongoing peace course of ought to guarantee their territory is just not utilized by any terrorist group towards another nation. This adopted a […]
This adopted a go to to India by the US particular consultant on Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad, throughout which he briefed India in regards to the US evaluation of intra-Afghan negotiations (IAN) and shared the American perspective on the Afghan peace course of.
The US and India shared the view that the peace course of should proceed till there was settlement on a political roadmap and a complete and everlasting ceasefire, the US mentioned in a press release. Importantly for India, the US additionally mentioned after Khalilzad’s go to that the Afghan sides ought to guarantee their territory “should not be used” by any terrorist group towards another nation.
Khalilzad referred to as on international minister S Jaishankar within the presence of NSA Ajit Doval and international secretary Harsh Shringla. This was his fifth go to to India since January 2019.
“Khalilzad appreciated India’s participation within the intra-Afghan negotiations held in Doha on September 12. The 2 sides mentioned future steps and attainable cooperation between India and the US in furthering the Afghan peace course of,” an Indian authorities supply mentioned.
In addition they deliberated upon methods to promote regional and worldwide cooperation with regard to Afghanistan. India outlined its safety considerations and emphasised that on no account ought to Afghan territory be used to hold out anti-India actions.
Khalilzad harassed that regional and worldwide assist was vital for the success of those negotiations and the implementation of any settlement. India and the US will work collectively in assist of this goal.
“America and India expressed comparable views on the significance of long-term help, commerce and funding for consolidating a peace settlement for the advantage of the folks of Afghanistan, the area and past,” the US assertion mentioned.