After Pakistan, now China reverses, will not attend NSA conference on Afghanistan

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Beijing: On the issue of Afghanistan, India has called an important conference of security advisors of all countries under the leadership of National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval in Delhi on 10 November. China has also decided not to attend after the Taliban’s helper Pakistan refused to attend this conference. In such a situation, in this meeting to be held on Wednesday, except China-Pakistan, national security advisors of all Central Asian countries including Russia and Iran will be involved. China said that it would not be able to participate in this meeting due to scheduling issues.

Earlier, neighboring Pakistan has also refused to participate in the meeting. His invitation to this meeting was confirmed by the Foreign Office of Pakistan itself. At the same time, when Pakistan’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Moeed Yusuf was asked whether he would attend the meeting to be hosted by India? In response, Yusuf said, ‘I will not go. I’m not going. A disruptor (country), cannot be a peace-breaker.’ On this statement of Pakistan, India has said that it is unfortunate, but not surprising.

These countries including Russia and Iran will be involved
Sources also believe that National Security Advisors of all Central Asian countries including Russia and Iran will attend this conference. In such a situation, it is clear that all these countries know this and also believe that India’s role is very important in the context of Afghanistan. All countries want to move forward only under a common strategy with India.

New security challenges arise for many countries including Tajikistan
The deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, human rights violations, the status of women and children, rising security threats in and around Central Asia and neighboring countries have created new security challenges for many countries including Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. Last month, Russia hosted a meeting on Afghanistan, in which India was invited. Security and other aspects were also discussed in detail in the Moscow format meeting on Afghanistan.

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NSA conference schedule
Apart from Iran, Russia, Central Asian countries Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkimenistan will also participate in this meeting. India is the host of the National Security Advisor (NSAs) level meeting. The name of this meeting is ‘Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan’. It will be headed by the country’s NSA Ajit Doval.

It has been learned from quoting sources that the NSAs of all the countries participating in the meeting will come by special planes. These top officials will start reaching Delhi on Tuesday morning. The bilateral talks between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan will be held at the Maurya Sheraton Hotel. In the afternoon there will be talks between Russia, Iran, and Kazakhstan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also be a part of these meetings.