India is holding the Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan on November 10-11. The meeting, which will be held at the National Security Adviser (NSA) level, will be chaired by NSA Ajit Doval. Two such meetings have already taken place in Iran in September 2018 and December 2019. The third meeting could not be held in India due to corona infection.
National Security Adviser Ajit Doval
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Nearly three months after the Taliban captured Kabul, India is organizing the ‘Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan’ to promote peace and security in Afghanistan. National Security Adviser Ajit Doval is hosting this important meeting of the NSA on November 10. It will discuss the future of Afghanistan. In addition, brainstorming will be done on how to deal with the situation posed by threats to power transfer and security. Ahead of the talks on November 10, Doval is expected to hold bilateral talks with his colleagues in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan on Tuesday.
The meeting comes two weeks after Indian delegations met with a Taliban delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister of Afghanistan Abdul Salam Hanabi in Moscow. It called for adequate humanitarian assistance to be provided to this country in crisis. The Indian Embassy was headed by JP Singh, Joint Secretary, Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran Division, Ministry of External Affairs.
The meeting highlights the importance of regional initiatives and India’s role, Afghan experts say. India had extended an invitation to Afghanistan’s neighbors Pakistan, Iran, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Russia and China to attend the meeting.
Why does India conduct?
Because after the regime change in Afghanistan, India is concerned about its security. Therefore, India is holding this dialogue to discuss the situation and security situation prevailing in Afghanistan after the Taliban took power.
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