External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar says that America and India share similar views on many issues at the theoretical level. It definitely includes terrorism.
New Delhi : External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has said that India and the US have similar views on many issues related to the recent developments in Afghanistan, including the possible use of Afghan land for terrorism. Concerns are also included.Also Read – Unemployment and Kovid epidemic biggest concern for urban Indians: Survey
Jaishankar also said that there are many such aspects on which the views of both are not the same. Jaishankar was speaking at the annual leadership conference of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF). He said any question of recognition of the Taliban regime should be resolved on the basis of fulfilling the commitments made by the group in the Doha Agreement. Also Read – Mid-Day Meal Scheme will now be known as ‘PM Nutrition’ scheme, the decision of the Central Government
Jaishankar said, “I think we have similar views on many of these issues at a theoretical level. It definitely includes terrorism. The use of Afghan land for terrorism is felt very strongly by both of us and was discussed when Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Joe Biden. Also Read – Australia will take a big step, Test against Afghanistan will be postponed indefinitely
Referring to Pakistan, he said, “There will be issues on which we agree more, there will be issues on which we agree less. Our experiences differ from yours (in the US) in some respects. We are victims of cross-border terrorism in that region and this has in many ways shaped our view of some of Afghanistan’s neighbors.
The foreign minister said that it is for the US to decide whether it shares this view or not.