Modi Assures Abdullah Of Indian Support For Afghan Peace And Afghanistan

Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and discussed the Afghan peace process.

Modi reaffirmed India’s long-term commitment to further deepening and strengthening bilateral ties with Afghanistan, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs tweeted.

“In our friendly discussion we took stock of the latest developments on the Afghan peace process, the talks in Doha, and India’s support for the peace efforts,” Abdullah wrote on Twitter.

Modi also “assured” him of “India’s continued support for the peace process and Afghanistan.”

The Afghan leader then thanked India for the invitation extended to him and for their “generous hospitality.”

“I also thanked India for its principled position on the Afghan peace process,” he added.

Abdullah is scheduled to give a speech at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) on Thursday afternoon.

8 / October 2020
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