19 years after it sent soldiers in Afghanistan in light of the 9/11 dread assaults, the US is set to sign an arrangement with the Taliban today. India will attend the event of the long-sought peace deal between the US and the Taliban as a mere “observer”.
The agreement, which will be marked in Qatar’s capital Doha, will see the staged withdrawal of thousands of US troops from Afghanistan and require the Taliban to start a conventional discourse with the Afghan government and other political and common society bunches across the country truce and force partaking in after war Afghanistan.
The US has lost 2,352 warriors in Afghanistan since late 2001.
This is the first time India will formally go to an occasion that involves the Taliban. India’s envoy to Qatar, P Kumaran will attend the service.
India has been a key partner in the harmony and compromise process in Afghanistan. Be that as it may, New Delhi is troubled of what the US-Taliban bargain intends to provincial security.
India has consistently accepted that haggling with the Taliban, a psychological oppressor gathering, is against the nation’s approach. In any case, on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump said he addressed Prime Minister Narendra Modi in regards to the harmony bargain and noticed that everyone is “upbeat” about it. “I addressed PM Modi on it. I figure India might want to witness it. We are truly close. Everyone is upbeat about it,” Mr Trump said at question and answer session in Delhi.
A day prior to the arrangement, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla headed out to Kabul and met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, giving over to him a letter from PM Modi. He likewise met other top Afghan authorities.
“Outside Secretary passed on India’s help to government and individuals of Afghanistan in their endeavors to bring harmony and steadiness through a comprehensive and Afghan-drove, Afghan-possessed and Afghan-controlled endeavors,” Foreign Minister Raveesh Kumar said in a progression of tweets.
In front of the marking of the arrangement, the US and the Taliban had consented to a seven-day chilling period which passed calmly. The détente came last Friday night.
In November 2018, India had sent two previous negotiators in “non-official” ability to a Russia-composed gathering on Afghan harmony process in Moscow. A significant level Taliban designation, delegates of Afghanistan just as from a few different nations, including the US, Pakistan and China, had gone to the meeting.