PM Modi holds a big meeting on Afghanistan, keeping a close watch on every development

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New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security to review the situation arising in the wake of the Taliban taking power in Afghanistan. Official sources gave this information. However, he did not say anything about what was discussed in the meeting. According to him, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman besides National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, India’s Ambassador to Afghanistan R. Many other senior officials including Tandon were present. The Taliban captured Kabul on Sunday after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani left the country. Since then there has been an atmosphere of chaos. Earlier, an Indian Air Force aircraft carrying 120 people, including the Indian Ambassador in Kabul and embassy personnel, reached India from Afghanistan on Tuesday. The Ministry of External Affairs has said that India is committed to the safe return of all Indians from Afghanistan and arrangements will be made to bring back other Indians stranded there as soon as commercial flights resume from Kabul airport. After the capture of Kabul, the Taliban have taken a flexible stance, declaring “amnesty” across Afghanistan and calling on women to join its government. Along with this, the Taliban is trying to allay the fears of the people, who were seen trying to escape from Kabul to escape from its rule a day earlier and due to which many people after creating an atmosphere of chaos at the airport. were killed.

[Attribution to NBT]

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