By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: Indian Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar in a meeting with Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the head of the High Council of National Reconciliation, on Friday reiterated New Delhi’s longstanding cooperation with Afghanistan, saying India as a neighbor remains committed to peace and stability in Afghanistan.
“A good discussion on our bilateral cooperation and regional issues. Welcomed his insights and perspectives on recent developments. As a neighbor, India remains committed to peace, prosperity and stability in Afghanistan,” said S. Jaishankar after meeting with HCNR head in New Delhi.
Dr. Abdullah said that India considers peace in Afghanistan in the interest of the entire region.
On negotiations in Doha, Dr. Abdullah said the talks provide a unique opportunity for peace in the country. “We exchanged views on the Afghan peace process, bilateral relations and regional support for peace efforts,” Abdullah said in a tweet, adding that Jaishankar assured him of India’s full support to peace in Afghanistan.
Dr. Abdullah is expected to visit Iran, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan as part of his diplomatic efforts to garner regional support to the Afghan peace process.