New Delhi: National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval cited on Wednesday at an 8-Nation dialogue hosted by India about the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan which is having an important impact not only on the people of the Afghan nation but can be an implication for its neighboring countries.
Leading the meet, Doval stated that it is time to have close consultations, coordination and huge cooperation between the regional countries underlining the recent situation of Afghanistan.
The Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan was attended by security advisors of Iran, Russia, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.
India is hosting the security dialogue to level a common approach for cooperation to confront the increasing barriers of drug trafficking and radicalization, threats of rising terrorism after the Taliban’s takeover on Afghan soil.
“We are meeting today to discuss matters relating to Afghanistan. We all have been keenly watching the developments in that country,” Doval cited.
“These have important implications not only for the people of Afghanistan but also for its neighbours and the region,” he stated. This is a time for close consultations amongst us,”
“I am confident that our deliberations will be productive, useful and will contribute to help the people in Afghanistan and enhance our collective security,” he further added.