Countries around the world continue to worry about the current situation in Afghanistan. An important meeting is going to be held in Tajikistan regarding this, in which representatives of many countries including India will be involved. At the same time, Iran’s new Foreign Minister Hussein Amir Abdollahian has postponed his visit to India for the time being because he will meet Indian Foreign Minister Dr. S. Will meet Jaishankar in Dushanbe. After that he will come to India. This meeting between the two is considered very important in view of the Taliban rule in Afghanistan and the role of Pakistan.
Sino-Pakistan’s foreign minister also
According to the Hindustan Times report, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi will also attend the meeting in Dushanbe. However, it is not yet clear whether Jaishankar will meet him or not. Representatives of 17 countries are going to attend this meeting. Apart from this, the Secretaries General of Shanghai Cooperation Organization and CSTO (Collective Security Threat Organization) will be involved. CSTO is a military alliance of Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
Iran’s tough stance on Taliban
Iran has demanded an elected government in Afghanistan. He said that a comprehensive and inclusive government should be established reflecting the interests of all the ethnic groups of the country. Iran also appealed to the international community to leave no stone unturned to provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan and prevent a situation that would force people to become refugees.
Question on Pakistan’s role
Iran had also given a stern warning about the Taliban attack in Panjshir. Iran’s Foreign Ministry had said that the Taliban should not cross the Lakshman Rekha. Not only this, Iran had also told that it is investigating Pakistan’s interference in Panjshir. The Iranian spokesman said the “martyrdom” of Panjshir’s commanders was “deeply disappointing” and Iran condemned last night’s attacks in the strongest terms.