Afghanistan Welcomes India’s Stand at Heart of Asia; Jaishankar Likely to Visit Kabul Soon
Afghanistan has welcomed remarks made by the External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar at the ‘Heart Of Asia’ conference in Dushanbe on Tuesday.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Making reference to the presence of foreign fighters and support of terrorism in Afghanistan by the foreign government Jaishankar had said, “For a durable peace in Afghanistan, what we need is a genuine ‘double peace’, that is, peace within Afghanistan and peace around Afghanistan.”
Talking exclusively to ANI, the Afghan envoy to India backed India’s position and said that support to -state_actors from foreign government must stop.
India has stepped up its role and involvement in Afghan solution, recently Afghanistan foreign. Minister was in , he urged India to be part of all forum where peace in Afghanistan is discussed as it has huge stakes in the development of the country.
Afghanistan envoy to India said, “Troika echoed the opinion of produced a very good statement that level of violence should be dropped, this is a very principle position from India, it is a very strategic partner, it is the largest contributor to development in Afghanistan, it has stakes in Afghanistan, India wants peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan, we are grateful India is supporting the position of the Afghan government, violence has to be stopped, violence has to dropped in weeks and months ahead.”
According to Indian diplomatic sources, the Indian External Affairs Minister is expected to make a visit to Kabul soon, it is learnt during India visit foreign minister of Afghanistan Mohammed Hanif Atmar invited to Kabul and he accepted the invitation, dates are being worked out.