New Delhi, September 12
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday mentioned the Afghan peace course of should respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Afghanistan.
In a digital deal with on Afghan peace negotiations at Doha, Jaishankar mentioned the peace course of should promote human rights and democracy, make sure the curiosity of minorities, girls and the weak sections, and “effectively” deal with violence throughout the nation.
Giving a gist of his deal with in a sequence of tweets, Jaishankar additionally reaffirmed India’s long-held place that the peace course of must be “Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled”.
“The friendship of our peoples is a testimony to our history with Afghanistan. No part of Afghanistan is untouched by our 400-plus development projects. Confident that this civilizational relationship will continue to grow,” he mentioned.
Last month, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani agreed to launch 400 Taliban prisoners, paving the way in which for the start of the long-awaited peace course of geared toward ending almost 20 years of battle within the war-torn nation.
India has been a significant stakeholder in peace and stability of Afghanistan. It has already invested $ 2 billion in assist and reconstruction actions within the nation.
India has been supporting a nationwide peace and reconciliation course of which is Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled.
India has been keenly following the evolving political scenario after the US inked a peace cope with the Taliban in February. The deal offered for the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, successfully drawing curtains to Washington’s 18-year conflict within the nation.
The US has misplaced over 2,400 troopers in Afghanistan since late 2001.
India has additionally been sustaining that care must be taken to make sure that any such course of doesn’t result in any “ungoverned spaces” the place terrorists and their proxies can relocate.
India has been calling upon all sections of the political spectrum in Afghanistan to work collectively to satisfy the aspirations of all folks in that nation together with these from the minority group for a affluent and protected future. PTI