Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Atmar meets US, Indian envoys before India visit

Atmar meets US, Indian envoys before India visit

Nov 05, 2015 - 18:07

KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar held separate meetings with top US and Indian diplomats in Kabul before leaving for New Delhi on his scheduled trip, his office said on Thursday.

Atmar discussed issues concerning his trip to India with the US and Indian envoys in Kabul, a statement from the National Security Council (NSC) said.

The unity government in Afghanistan desired friendly relations with India and the country’s foreign policy was based on regional cooperation, he said.

Terrorism was not only the issue of Afghanistan, the statement quoted Atmar as saying, adding that Kabul was on the frontline of the war on terror and collective efforts were needed to eliminate the menace.

Amar Sinha, Indian envoy in Afghanistan, expressed his pleasure over the national security advisor’s announced trip to India and said they agreed over the agenda of his trip.

In a separate meeting with US Ambassador Michael Mckinley, the two disused the current security situation in Afghanistan.

The ambassador assured the US government’s and the people’s complete support to Afghanistan in the fight against terrorism and extremism, saying that the US would always back the Afghan counter-terrorism policy.

He acknowledged that Afghanistan desired regional cooperation in the fight against extremist elements in the country.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.



Twitter Update