Kabul, 12/8:The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has blamed the support it is getting from Pakistan behind the violence in Afghanistan. The ministry has said – the world knows that the Taliban is getting the support of Pakistan’s jihadists and terrorists. The world is aware of this and there is no need to tell it.
The ministry has also clarified the situation regarding the embassy in Kabul. Information has been given by the ministry – we are monitoring the situation closely. We are concerned about the deteriorating security situation. Our mission in Kabul earlier this week issued an advisory for Indian citizens, advising them to return to India on commercial flights. The Embassy of India in Kabul is not closing. Such reports are fictitious.
We are in touch with all the stakeholders
On the question of talks with Taliban, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said – We are in touch with all the stakeholders. We cannot provide any more information about this. Situations are changing every moment. This is a matter of concern. We want ceasefire as soon as possible. We are making all efforts for peace in Afghanistan. The first priority is that peace should be established in Afghanistan.