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India, US to coordinate efforts for stability in Afghanistan
India, US to coordinate efforts for stability in Afghanistan

New York, April 21 (TIWN) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar have agreed that the two nations will coordinate on efforts to promote stability in Afghanistan, from where Washington and NATO will be withdrawing their troops, according to State Department spokesperson Ned Price.

Blinken spoke to Jaishankar “to reaffirm the importance of the US-India relationship and cooperation on regional security issues”, Price said in a readout of their conversation on Monday.

They “agreed to close and frequent coordination in support of a lasting peace and development for the people of Afghanistan”, he said.

Myanmar, where the military has flouted the results of parliamentary elections, imprisoned the democratically elected leaders and cracked down on protesters since the February 1, figured in their talks.

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