India-Australia said- Afghanistan should not become a refuge for terrorists

Yashankar said that today is the 20th anniversary of the incident of September 11, it underscores the importance of combating terrorism without any compromise. We are close to its center and we must understand the value of international cooperation, he said.

India and Australia on Saturday asserted that Afghanistan’s land should not be allowed to be used for terrorism in any form and should never be allowed to become a terrorist ‘shelter’ again. both countries Taliban occupation of Afghanistan After that, there was a detailed discussion about the situation arising. India and Australia in the initial ‘two-plus-two’ talks emphasized their shared vision of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region and the importance of combating terrorism without compromise. The region has seen an increase in China’s military aggression.

The talks between the two countries took place on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, after which the US attacked Afghanistan. India and Australia called for no compromise on terrorism and to fight it vigorously. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh held their initial ‘two-plus-two’ talks with their Australian counterparts Maris Payne and Peter Dutton respectively here.

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar described their conversation as ‘meaningful’. “Two+2 talks with Australia were fruitful,” he tweeted. Jaishankar said that Afghanistan was a major topic of discussion. “We exchanged views on this at length and our position is in a way similar to that of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2593, which emphasizes that land of afghanistan cannot be allowed to be used for terrorism in any form. In a joint press conference with other ministers, the foreign minister said there were also concerns about the profile of the Taliban’s interim government, and in particular the treatment of women and minorities.

Jaishankar said that today is the 20th anniversary of the incident of September 11, it underscores the importance of combating terrorism without any compromise. We are close to its center and we must understand the value of international cooperation, he said. Although he did not name anyone, it is understood that he was pointing towards Pakistan.

At the same time, Australian Foreign Minister Payne said that Australia and India share a positive vision for a free, open and secure Indo-Pacific region. The leaders of both the countries also discussed the situation in Afghanistan in detail.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to travel to the US later this month to attend a summit of Quad leaders. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh held wide-ranging discussions on various issues with his Australian counterpart Dutton on Friday. Jaishankar, on the other hand, met External Affairs Minister Payne just ahead of the two-plus-two talks.

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