India, Afghanistan discuss terrorism post-Kabul attack

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Tuesday discussed Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Karzai the situation in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the April 19 terror attack in Kabul that left 64 people dead.

Jaishankar and Karzai met here to discuss the agenda ahead of co-chairing later in the day the senior officials’ meeting of the Heart of Asia Istanbul Process conference aimed at bringing peace and stability in Afghanistan.

“They also discussed the situation in Afghanistan in the context of the deadly terrorist attack in Kabul on April 19 and the response of the international community to the continuing violence in Afghanistan,” external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said.

“Developments regarding the Chahbahar project (in Iran) and Salma Dam were discussed, as also India’s various other development assistance and support to Afghanistan,” he added.



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