Why is the US-Russian intelligence chief coming to India? Is it the case of Taliban’s terrorist government?

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Both the US and Russia are in tension after seeing the global terrorists in the Taliban government of Afghanistan. This is the reason that despite being a global superpower, both the countries are sending their respective intelligence chiefs to India. On Wednesday, General Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the Russian Security Council, also met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. At the same time, the Chief of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) William Burns is also going to come to Delhi soon.

CIA Chief coming to India with delegation
According to the report of The Hindu, the US and Russia are in touch with India regarding the situation in Afghanistan. The US is sending a large delegation to India under the leadership of its intelligence agency chief William Burns. Where he will discuss the Taliban with many senior leaders including India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. It has also been told that the CIS chief will also go to Pakistan from Delhi.

Russian security chief meets PM Modi
General Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the Russian Security Council, arrived in India on Wednesday. He also met PM Modi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and NSA Ajit Doval. Jaishankar tweeted that he had a fruitful discussion with the Secretary of the Security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev about the situation in Afghanistan. Patrushev is learned to have arrived here on Tuesday on a two-day visit as a next step in the wake of the telephonic conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 24.

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Why is Russia afraid of the rise of Taliban?
Russia has started fearing the re-establishment of Islamic terrorism in Afghanistan with the Taliban coming to power. Russia knows very well that if terrorism strikes again in Afghanistan, then the whole world will be in its grip. Russia is also no exception to this Islamic terrorism. Despite being a superpower, Russia has faced the brunt of terrorism for many decades. During this, not only hundreds of soldiers of the Russian army were sacrificed to terrorism, but common people also suffered loss of life and property.

Islamic terrorists may raise their heads again in Chechnya
Since 2003, there has been peace in Chechnya, an autonomous region of Russia. But Russia fears that the Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan has sparked a renewed enthusiasm among the militants. Even in social media, the supporters of terrorism are describing armed revolution against the government as the most suitable weapon of victory. In such a situation, if Chechnya’s rebels start attacks again, it may be difficult for Russia to stop it. Since, thousands of people from Chechnya are also included in the Taliban fighters. In such a situation, after getting victory in Afghanistan, these terrorists can return to their country. After their return, the fire of rebellion in Chechnya, which seems calm from above, may once again spread.

US is hurting Taliban-China friendship
The US is irritated by the Taliban and China’s closeness in Afghanistan. China has announced to help the new Taliban government by giving money. After which the Taliban is also reading ballads in the glory of China. Today, US President Joe Biden also expressed concern about this matter. He said the Taliban’s closeness with China is a matter of concern for the US. We are keeping a close watch on every development.

[Attribution to NBT]

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