New Delhi Date. Saturday 7 August 2021

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Qatar’s Special Envoy Mutlaq bin Majid Al-Qahtani in New Delhi on Saturday. “We shared the Indian perspective on the current developments in Afghanistan,” he tweeted after the meeting.

Jaishankar said the rapid deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan is a serious matter. A peaceful and stable Afghanistan requires that the rights and interests of all sections of the society are promoted and protected.

Earlier on Friday, the situation in Afghanistan was also discussed between Qatar’s envoy and Joint Secretary JP Singh in the Ministry of External Affairs of India. Qatar’s capital Doha has been the site of intra-Afghan peace talks. The Gulf country is playing a role in the Afghan peace process.