KABUL: The National Security Adverse of regional countries met in Dushanbe for a two-day talk to discuss the security situation in Afghanistan and the region.
The meeting started Thursday and is planned to continue Friday.
The meeting was attended by the National Security Advisers of Russia, China, India, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Iran.
The Islamic Emirate reiterated its promise that Afghan soil is not a threat to any foreign country.“The security is in general provided for in Afghanistan.
May the regional countries, based on their understanding of the importance of security and stability in Afghanistan, cooperate with the Afghan government,” said Inamullah Samangani, deputy spokesman for the Islamic Emirate.
“Three main issues will be discussed in the Tajikistan summit: First, concerns about the rise of terrorism in Afghanistan based on some reports which say it is on the rise; Second, the issue of drugs, and third the flow of Afghan migration,” said Sayed Noorullah Raghi, a former diplomat.
“The meeting will probably call for the formation of an inclusive government which will lead to the stability of Afghanistan and a national and regional consensus,” said Samar Sadat, a security analyst.
Earlier, Uzbekistan announced that it will host a meeting on Afghanistan at the end of July.This is as Russia has repeatedly voiced concerns over “threats” from the northern borders of Afghanistan.