India to play vital role in Afghan peace process: Khalilzad

Zalmay Khalilzad, US special envoy for Afghanistan said in a series of tweets that he met with India’s Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar in Doha on Tuesday and that the country will play a vital role in the Afghan peace process.

India “will continue to have a vital role as we work together, and alongside the rest of the international community, to help Afghans achieve peace, security and the economic well being they yearn for and deserve,” tweeted Khalilzad.

Khalilzad added that both sides “discussed the priority both our countries attach to an independent, sovereign, and unified Afghanistan at peace with itself and the world.”

“India has played a very important role in Afghanistan’s economic and social development in the last two decades,” tweeted Khalilzad.

Indian FM also tweeted that during the meeting both sides exchanged views on Afghanistan and regional matters.