New Delhi. After the arrival of Taliban in Afghanistan, so far three countries China, Pakistan and Russia have supported it. China has also become the first country to recognize the Taliban. Meanwhile, the big question is whether India will recognize the Talibani rule in Afghanistan? External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar (S. Jaishankar) has clarified India’s stand on this. Jaishankar said, ‘India is in a state of wait and watch, because the situation in Afghanistan is unstable. India is monitoring the situation in Afghanistan. Right now our entire focus is on getting all Indians out there safely.
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said, “India’s relations with the Afghan people are historic and continue to do so.” This will determine our attitude towards Afghanistan in the days to come. These are early days. Right now our focus is on the safety of Indian citizens (in Afghanistan). On the question of talks with the Taliban, Jaishankar said that at this time our eyes are on the rapidly changing situation in Kabul. The Taliban and its representatives are in Kabul. We have to talk to him from there. ‘
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For us, it (Indian investment in #Afghanistan) reflected what was our historical relationship with Afghan people. That relation with Afghan people obviously continues. That will guide our approach to Afghanistan in the coming days: EAM S Jaishankar at UNSC in New York (18.08) pic.twitter.com/3vaeSgxPD9
— ANI (@ANI) August 19, 2021
India has already expressed with many countries of the world that those who occupy power at gunpoint will not be recognized. Twelve countries, including India, the US and China, have already decided, along with representatives from the United Nations and the European Union, that they will not recognize any government in Afghanistan that seeks to seize control by force.
“It (the situation in Afghanistan) is at the center of my discussions here, discussing it with the UN Secretary General and other colleagues as well as the US Secretary of State,” Jaishankar told reporters at the United Nations.
At this point of time, we’re looking at what is the situation in Kabul. Obviously, Taliban & its representatives have come to Kabul. So we need to take it on from there: EAM S Jaishankar on being asked ‘had India has any communication with Taliban in recent days’ (18.08) pic.twitter.com/r2txnCZCJ7
— ANI (@ANI) August 19, 2021
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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar chaired the UN Security Council’s open debate on technology and peacekeeping in the United Nations with the theme ‘Protecting the Defenders’. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was also present during this. During his address, Jaishankar underscored the role of technology in protecting UN peacekeepers and highlighted their role in maintaining peace. (with agency input)
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