Afghanistan Crisis: In the midst of a serious humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, India said on Monday that it will stand with the Afghans as before.
Afghanistan Crisis: In the midst of a serious humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, India on Monday said that it will stand with the Afghans as before. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also said that Afghanistan is passing through an important and challenging phase and the international community should come together to create a better environment there.Also Read – Asghar Afghan, angry with Tim Paine’s statement, wrote an open letter, ‘We are playing shoulder to shoulder with the top-10 countries…’
Digitally addressing the UN high-level meeting on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, the External Affairs Minister said India has consistently supported the central role of the United Nations in Afghanistan’s future. “India’s approach to Afghanistan has always been guided by our historical friendship with its people, and will continue to be so,” he said. Also Read – Taliban’s new decree, women can continue studies in university without the presence of men
Jaishankar said that a multilateral forum is always more effective than small groups of countries for building global consensus. He said that the political, economic, social and security situation of Afghanistan has seen a vast change and consequently changes in human needs have also been observed. Also Read – Taliban fighters celebrating with the severed head of their ‘victim’, people stunned after watching the barbaric video
The External Affairs Minister said that as a close neighbor of Afghanistan, India is monitoring the developments there. He said that the issue of travel and safe movement can become a hindrance to humanitarian aid which should be resolved immediately. He said that those who want to come and go out of Afghanistan, they should be given such facilities without any hindrance.