September 27, 2022

India, Italy discuss recent developments in Afghanistan, its implications

New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with his Italian counterpart Mario Draghi on telephone on August 27 and discussed the recent developments in Afghanistan and its implications for the region and the world.

The two leaders strongly condemned the horrific terror attack at the Kabul International Airport on August 26, and emphasised the need to ensure the safe repatriation of stranded people.

They stressed upon the need for international cooperation including at the level of the G20 in addressing the humanitarian crisis and long term security concerns arising out of the developments in Afghanistan.

Modi and Draghi also discussed other important issues on the G20 agenda such as Climate Change. In this context, they exchanged views on other forthcoming multilateral engagements too such as COP-26.

Prime Minister appreciated Italy’s dynamic leadership in productively steering discussions within the G20.

The two leaders agreed to remain in touch on bilateral and global issues, especially on the situation in Afghanistan.

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