India, Afghanistan discuss terror threat

Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday discussed the threat of terrorism in Afghanistan during a bilateral meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia conference here.

“A Strong Bond of Friendship. EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on President @ashrafghani for a bilateral on sidelines of HoA,” external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted.

“They reviewed bilateral ties including transit. Discussed terror threat in Afghanistan & status of peace & reconciliation process,” he added.

The Heart of Asia conference engages “heart of Asia” countries in sincere and result-oriented cooperation for a peaceful and stable Afghanistan.

Sushma Swaraj also held bilateral meetings with her Kyrgyzstani and Iranian counterparts Erlan Abdyldaev and Javad Zarif respectively on the sidelines of the conference.

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