NEW DELHI: Overseas minister S Jaishankar and his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar took inventory of the continuing peace course of in Afghanistan in a gathering on Monday and agreed to additional increase cooperation in safety, connectivity and commerce.
Atmar arrived right here on Monday afternoon on a three-day go to towards the backdrop of renewed efforts to hurry up the Afghan peace course of. The 2 sides additionally mentioned the newest proposal by the US for the UN to convene a gathering on Afghanistan with neighbouring international locations, together with India, aside from Russia, China and the US.
MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated Jaishankar reiterated India’s long-term dedication in direction of making Afghanistan a united, peaceable and affluent constitutional democracy respecting the need of its folks. “Taking India-Afghanistan strategic partnership ahead. S Jaishankar warmly welcomed Haneef Atmar. Problems with bilateral and regional curiosity together with growth cooperation, commerce and funding, regional connectivity, safety cooperation and peace course of have been mentioned,” Bagchi tweeted.
The Afghan overseas minister stated he was wanting ahead to holding talks with Jaishankar and senior Indian officers.