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SCO Summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Bishkek

India is involved in rebulding war-torn Afghanistan. MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar described the meet as a "meeting between trusted friends".

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Bishkek Updated on: June 14, 2019 14:47 IST
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File photo of PM Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the SCO Summit here and discussed the role played by India towards an inclusive peace process in the conflict-hit nation.

"Late night meeting between trusted friends. PM @narendramodi met with Afghan President @ashrafghani on sidelines of #SCOsummit in Bishkek," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted after the meeting.

The two leaders "shared perspectives on situation in Afghanistan, including the role played by India towards an inclusive peace process", he said. 

Modi arrived in the Kyrgyz capital on Thursday for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, the first multilateral engagement post his re-election. 

The SCO is a China-led 8-member economic and security bloc with India and Pakistan being admitted to the grouping in 2017.

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