New Delhi, June 24: Nationwide Safety Advisor Ajit Doval and his Pakistan counterpart Moeed Yousuf joined the NSAs of the Shanghai Company Organisation (SCO) in Tajikistan capital Dushanbe.
Tajikistan the place they agreed to cooperate within the joint combat in opposition to the threats of worldwide terrorism, separatism, extremism and non secular radicalisation.
The joint assertion issued mentioned that particular consideration was given to the present navy and political scenario in Afghanistan and the danger of its escalation.
Pakistani Nationwide Safety Advisor Moeed Yusuf and Afghan NSA Hamdullah Mohib had been among the many contributors on the in-person assembly that mentioned key regional safety points, together with the evolving scenario in Afghanistan.
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“NSA Ajit Doval participated within the sixteenth Assembly of Safety Council Secretaries of SCO member states,” the Indian embassy in Tajikistan tweeted
In September final yr, Doval walked out of a digital assembly of the SCO after the Pakistani consultant projected a map that inaccurately depicted Kashmir. India had slammed Pakistan for the “blatant disregard” to the norms of the assembly. The SCO, seen as a counterweight to NATO, is an eight-member financial and safety bloc and has emerged as one of many largest transregional worldwide organisations. India and Pakistan grew to become its everlasting members in 2017. SCO was based at a summit in Shanghai in 2001 by the Presidents of Russia, China, Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
India has proven eager curiosity in deepening its security-related cooperation with the SCO and its Regional Anti-Terrorism Construction (RATS) which particularly offers with points referring to safety and defence. India was made an observer on the SCO in 2005 and has usually participated within the ministerial-level conferences of the grouping which focus primarily on safety and financial cooperation within the Eurasian area.
(With PTI inputs)