KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States and India have agreed to continue to work closely on the latest developments in Afghanistan, says the State Department.
The agreement came during a phone call between US Secretary of State Antony J Blinken and Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday.
In a statement, the State Department said the two sides discussed a broad range of shared priorities, including continued coordination on Afghanistan.
“Secretary Blinken and Minister Jaishankar agreed to remain closely coordinated on shared goals and priorities to deepen the US-India partnership,” the statement added.
Meanwhile, the Indian foreign minister tweeted: “Spoke to US Secretary of State Blinken. Continued our discussions on Afghanistan. Also exchanged views on the agenda of UNSC.”
For his part, Blinken wrote on his Twitter account: “Look forward to continuing to deepen our partnership.”