Khalilzad Visits India Amid Doha Talks

The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad visited India as anticipated on Monday. This is in the middle of United States-Taliban talks which have taken a one-day break on the occasion of Ramadan.

Khalilzad had a meeting with India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and briefed her on peace efforts in Afghanistan, the Indian Foreign Affairs Ministry’s spokesman Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet on Monday.

“Both discussed role of all regional stakeholders in bringing peace and development in Afghanistan,” Kumar said.

“India will work with key partners in days ahead”, the statement added.

7 / May 2019