Meeting On Afghanistan Crisis: National Security Advisors of 7 countries including Russia, Iran, who are coming on India’s call to discuss the Afghanistan crisis, will reach Delhi today. During this, India’s NSA Ajit Doval will also hold bilateral talks with him. The meeting, to be held on November 10, is likely to discuss many issues including terrorism, drug smuggling, arms embargo and humanitarian aid. India will host top security officials from Russia, Iran and five Central Asian countries for security talks on Afghanistan. The talks will explore common vision for practical cooperation in combating the growing menace of terrorism, radicalization and drug abuse in the aftermath of the Afghan crisis.
Sources said that China was invited for the ‘Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan’ but has already informed India that it will not be able to attend the meeting due to some issues related to the timing of the programme. Pakistan has also decided not to attend the meeting. Top security officials from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan will also participate in the dialogue, to be chaired by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.
He said that the cross-border movement of people from Afghanistan, as well as the threat posed by military equipment and weapons left by US forces there, is also expected to be discussed by security officials.
The foreign ministry said the talks would see the expanded participation of Iran, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, and the countries would be represented by their respective national security advisers or secretaries of the Security Councils.
It said in a statement, “The high-level talks will review the security situation in the region arising out of recent developments in Afghanistan. It will consider measures to deal with relevant security challenges and Afghanistan’s role in promoting peace, security and stability.” People will be supported.”
The Ministry of External Affairs said India has traditionally enjoyed close and friendly relations with the people of Afghanistan and New Delhi called for a unified international response to address the security and humanitarian challenges facing Afghanistan.
Sources said that none of the countries participating in the talks have recognized the Taliban and they all have common concerns over the situation in Afghanistan. He said there is a credibility gap between Pakistan’s actions and intentions on Afghanistan.
On China’s absence from the talks, the sources said that although Beijing is not attending the summit due to some scheduling complications, it has spoken of keeping in touch with India through bilateral and multilateral channels on the issue of Afghanistan. Is.
He said, “We would have been happy if China was involved, but perhaps the CPC Central Committee meeting could be one of the reasons for its not attending.” Due to India’s participation in it was refused to participate.
Sources said Iran will be represented by Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, while Russia will be represented by the Secretary of the Security Council Nikolai P.
He said Kazakhstan’s National Security Committee chairman Karim Masimov would represent his country, while Kyrgyzstan was sending its Security Council secretary Marat Mukanovich Imankulov.
Tajikistan’s Security Council Secretary Nasrullo Rahmatzon Mahmudzoda and Turkmenistan’s Cabinet Vice President for Security Affairs Charmirat Kaklyevich Amavov will represent their respective countries. There is also a program of joint security officials to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.