Each the nations agreed to coordinate the approaches of Russia and India in multilateral codecs on the Afghan settlement.
In the course of the high-level assembly between Nationwide Safety Advisor Ajit Doval and his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev in New Delhi, each side emphasised the necessity to stop escalation of violence in Afghanistan.
Doval and Patrushev additionally touched upon humanitarian and migration issues in Afghanistan, the Russian embassy mentioned in a press launch.
The assembly was a follow-up assembly of the 2 nations after the telephonic talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin in August.
“As a follow-up to the phone dialog between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 24, an alternate of views befell on the army, political and socio-economic scenario in Afghanistan,” mentioned the Russian embassy.
In the course of the talks, the significance of “defining parameters of the long run state construction of Afghanistan by the Afghans themselves, in addition to the necessity to stop the escalation of violence, social, ethnic and confessional contradictions within the nation, was emphasised”.
The assembly comes a day after the Taliban, which seized the management of the war-ravaged nation on August 15, introduced its new caretaker authorities on Tuesday, consisting of hardliners, devoid of any girls within the decision-making course of.
Following the Taliban takeover, Afghanistan has plunged right into a disaster with reviews of Taliban reprisal rising from a number of provinces. Afghanistan can also be witnessing protests towards the Taliban.