Delhi security discussion on Afghanistan to discuss common method to handle Afghan crisis


NEW DELHI: India will host leading security officials of Russia, Iran and five main Asian countries for a security dialogue on Afghanistan on Wednesday that will check out a common approach for useful cooperation in dealing with increasing risks of terrorism, radicalisation and drug trafficking following the Afghan crisis.
Sources stated China was welcomed for the ‘Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan’ however it has actually currently communicated to India that it would be unable to participate in the meeting because of scheduling problems while Pakistan too decided to avoid it.
The discussion to be chaired by NSA Ajit Doval will be gone to by top security authorities of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
The sources said there is a “very high degree of convergence” among the 8 participating countries on the security ramifications of the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan and the focus of the discussion will be to have cooperation on practical terms to deal with the difficulties.
They said the security authorities are anticipated to ponder on cross-border movement of people from Afghanistan as well as the risk emerging from the military devices and weapons left behind by the US forces in that nation.
The Ministry of External Affairs stated the dialogue will witness broadened participation of Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan and the countries will be represented by their respective NSAs or secretaries of the Security Councils.
“The high-level discussion will evaluate the security scenario in the area occurring from recent advancements in Afghanistan. It will deliberate upon procedures to resolve the appropriate security obstacles and support the individuals of Afghanistan in promoting peace, security and stability,” it stated in a statement.
The MEA stated India has generally enjoyed close and friendly ties with individuals of Afghanistan and has actually called for a unified international reaction to resolve the security and humanitarian obstacles dealing with Afghanistan.
“The forthcoming conference is an action in that direction,” it said.
The sources stated none of the participating countries has acknowledged the Taliban and all of them have similar issues over the scenario in Afghanistan.
They stated there was a credibility space between Pakistan’s actions and intentions on Afghanistan.
The sources said Iran will be represented by Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, Secretary, Supreme National Security Council, while Russia is sending out Nikolai P Patrushev, Secretary of the Security Council.
They stated Kazakhstan’s Chairman of National Security Committee Karim Massimov will represent his country while Kyrgyzstan is sending out Marat Mukanovich Imankulov, Secretary of the Security Council of Kyrgyz Republic.
Nasrullo Rahmatjon Mahmudzoda, Secretary, Security Council of Tajikistan and Charymyrat Kakalyyevvich Amavov, Deputy Chairman of Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan on Security and Secretary, State Security Council will represent their particular nations.
The security authorities are scheduled to collectively contact Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Doval will have bilateral conferences with his going to equivalents.

Published at Mon, 08 Nov 2021 14:50:01 -0600