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PM Modi holds high-level meet on Afghanistan; Shah, Rajnath, Sitharaman, Doval participate

Sources said the ongoing situation in Afghanistan figured in the meeting among other important matters.

Devendra Parashar Devendra Parashar @DParashar17
New Delhi Updated on: September 06, 2021 18:48 IST
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High-level meeting underway at PM Modi's residence; Shah, Rajnath present

A high-level meeting took place at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence in New Delhi. Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, CDS Bipin Rawat, NSA Ajit Doval are present at the meet. The agenda of the discussions is not yet clearly known. 

Sources said the ongoing situation in Afghanistan and India's future course of action in this regard, figured in the meeting among other important matters. India currently is in "wait and watch" mode as far as the evolving situation in Afghanistan is concerned, sources said. 

Last week too, the prime minister held a crucial meeting on the evolving situation in Afghanistan. The meet was attended by Home Minister Amit Shah, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and NSA Ajit Doval.

Besides the present situation in Afghanistan, the meet also discussed India's future course of action in this regard. The meeting lasted three hours. 

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