Washington, Aug 31, 2016: US needs India to proceed constructive position in Afghanistan. Ahead of the US-India-Afghanistan trilateral talks scheduled on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in September, Washington mentioned it wished New Delhi to proceed its constructive position in Afghanistan.
After visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry introduced in New Delhi on Tuesday the restart of the trilateral talks following the Second India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue, State Department spokesperson John Kirby mentioned the scheduled discussions have been “vital and they’re going to proceed”.
“And I believe what issues is that, because the Secretary stated, these discussions are necessary and they’ll proceed,” Kirby mentioned within the day by day press briefing right here on Tuesday.
US needs India to proceed constructive position in Afghanistan.
“And he talked in regards to the constructive function that India has performed inside Afghanistan and desirous to see that — see that function proceed. So we’re targeted on the long run right here.”
In a joint press interplay with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi after the bilateral Strategic and Commercial Dialogue, Kerry mentioned the trilateral talks can be held to “reaffirm our mutual roles as central gamers on behalf of safety and progress within the area”.