PM Modi and EC President Michel discuss recent developments in Afghanistan

Prime News, National and International, New Delhi, September 1:- Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to President of the European Council Charles Michel on Tuesday evening (August 31. The leaders discussed the recent developments in Afghanistan and the implications for the region and the world.

They unequivocally condemned the horrific terror attack at the Kabul International Airport that resulted in many casualties. They emphasised the importance of a stable and secure Afghanistan and discussed the potential role India and the European Union could play in this context.

The two leaders also agreed to remain in touch on bilateral and global issues, in particular, the situation in Afghanistan.

Last week, Prime Minister Modi had spoken with his Italian counterpart Mario Draghi and the two leaders stressed the need for international cooperation, including at the level of the G20, in addressing the security and humanitarian challenges arising out of the spiraling crisis in Afghanistan. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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