India, US, Afghanistan reaffirm shared interest in combating terrorism

India, United States and Afghanistan have reaffirmed their shared interests in combating terrorism and advancing peace and security in the region.

In this regard, a trilateral statement was issued after meeting of their delegates in New York on the sidelines of the 71st session of UN General Assembly.

Key features of trilateral statement

  • Three countries reaffirm their shared interests in advancing peace and security in the region, as well as countering terrorism.
  • They have exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan and on regional issues of mutual interest.
  • The meeting provided a forum for the governments of India and the US to explore ways to coordinate and align their assistance with the priorities of the Afghanistan government.
  • They welcomed the discussions focused on political, economic, and development goals in Afghanistan including the regional dimension.

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