Modi made the remarks during a special discussion on Afghanistan at the summit. This is the first time that the Prime Minister has directly stated his position on the new system in Afghanistan
Delhi, First Published Sep 17, 2021, 6:29 PM IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that Afghanistan should not become a hub for terrorism and drugs at the Shanghai Cooperation Summit. He added that the new system of governance in Afghanistan is not inclusive.
Women and minorities are under-represented in government in Afghanistan. This was not decided through discussion. Modi also blamed religious fundamentalism as the biggest challenge facing the region. Security issues and unrest in the region are a challenge. The main reason for this is the growing fundamentalism. Modi added that the developments in Afghanistan prove this.
Modi made the remarks during a special discussion on Afghanistan at the summit. This is the first time that the Prime Minister has directly stated his position on the new system in Afghanistan. Modi also told a plenary session this morning that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) should face the threat posed by fundamentalism and terrorism in the Middle East.
Foreign Minister S Jayasankar called on Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during the summit. Prolonging the border dispute will significantly affect relations between the two countries. The External Affairs Minister suggested that cooperation with India should not be seen through the eyes of relations with Pakistan. S Jayashankar also said that India does not believe in inter-cultural conflict.
Last Updated Sep 17, 2021, 6:36 PM IST