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US, India to continue coordination on Afghanistan

US, India to continue coordination on Afghanistan

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29 Aug 2021 - 10:36
US, India to continue coordination on Afghanistan
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29 Aug 2021 - 10:36

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.”

PAN Monitor/mud

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