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India seeking peace in Afghanistan, says Abdullah

ANI  |  Kabul [Afghanistan] 

Afghanistan's Officer (CEO) said that is seeking peace in

Abdullah gave this statement while addressing a session with the here on Monday.

Last week on Friday, reiterated its commitment and support to Afghanistan's efforts towards a peace and reconciliation process that is led, owned and controlled by

(MEA) informed that a meeting took place on January 10 between and the special envoy to Zalmay Khalilzad, where the officials shared their perspective on peace and reconciliation in

has been a key stakeholder in Afghanistan's peace and reconciliation process and has been pushing for an Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled peace process.

In November last year, India had participated in talks on Afghanistan peace process in at a non-official level. sent two former diplomats to the meeting, which was also attended by leaders even though India has a policy on not engaging with the terrorist group.

During the meeting, the had said that the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan was the only way forward for maintaining peace and security in the region.

Meanwhile, a 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue that recently took place in between India and the United States, focused over the diplomatic stance of the two countries in stabilising peace in Afghanistan.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 18:15 IST