The speedy deterioration of the safety scenario in Afghanistan is a “serious matter”, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar stated on Saturday after assembly Qatari particular envoy for battle decision Mutlaq bin Majed Al-Qahtani.
Mr Al-Qahtani, the Special Envoy of the Foreign Minister of Qatar for Counter-terrorism and Mediation of Conflict Resolution, is on a go to to India ostensibly to debate the most recent developments in Afghanistan.
In a collection of tweets, Mr Jaishankar stated a peaceable and steady Afghanistan requires that the rights and pursuits of all sections of the society are promoted and guarded.
“Pleased to receive Qatar Special Envoy Mutlaq bin Majed Al-Qahtani. Shared the Indian perspective on recent developments in Afghanistan. Also the concerns of the region that I heard during recent interactions,” he stated.
“Rapid deterioration of the security situation is a serious matter. A peaceful and stable Afghanistan requires that the rights and interests of all sections of society are promoted and protected,” the exterior affairs minister added.
Mr Al-Qahtani had performed a key position within the Afghan peace course of and his go to to India comes amid mounting international issues over escalating violence by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
On Friday, Mr Al-Qahtani met J P Singh, the Joint Secretary within the Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran division within the Ministry of External Affairs. Mr Singh has been India’s point-person for Afghanistan.
As a key stakeholder in Afghanistan’s stability, India has been holding talks with international locations of the area and all main gamers on the fast-evolving scenario within the war-torn nation.
Qatar’s capital Doha has been the venue for the intra-Afghan peace talks and the Gulf nation has emerged as an important participant in facilitating the Afghan peace course of.
Mr Al-Qahtani’s go to to India additionally comes days forward of talks amongst Russia, China, the US and Pakistan on the scenario in Afghanistan. The ”prolonged Troika” convened by Russia is scheduled to be held in Doha on August 11.
In June, Mr Al-Qahtani prompt that Indian officers have been engaged in talks with the Taliban.
“I understand that there has been a quiet visit by Indian officials…to speak with the Talibans. Why? Because not everybody is believing that the Taliban will dominate and take over, because Taliban is a key component of, or should be or is going to be a key component of the future of Afghanistan,” he stated.
Mr Al-Qahtani made the remarks whereas replying to a query throughout a dialogue on the theme “Looking towards peace in Afghanistan after the US-NATO withdrawal.”
The Taliban has been making speedy advances throughout Afghanistan by resorting to widespread violence for the reason that United States started withdrawing its troops from the nation on May 1.
The US has already pulled again nearly all of its forces and is trying to full the drawdown by August 31.
India has been supporting a nationwide peace and reconciliation course of that’s Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled.
It has additionally been calling upon all sections of the political spectrum in Afghanistan to work collectively to satisfy the aspirations of all folks within the nation, together with these from the minority communities, for a affluent and protected future.
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