Afghanistan acting defence minister Asadullah Khalid met with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi, the ministry of defence said on Sunday in a statement.


Afghanistan acting defence minister Asadullah Khalid met with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi, the ministry of defence said on Sunday in a statement.

According to the statement, both sides discussed bilateral cooperation.
Afghan acting defence minister thanked India’s cooperation with the Afghan government, particularly with the country’s security and defence forces and urged India to cooperate more with the national army in various areas.

On her part, the Indian minister for external affairs Sushma Swaraj emphasized on continued cooperation with the country’s defence forces, adding that India is ready to assist ANA forces in various fields, said the statement.
This is the first visit of Asadullah Khalid from India as Afghan acting defence minister.


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