India’s efforts to evacuate its residents from Kabul concerned discussions between National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and his US counterpart Jake Sullivan intimately on Monday night. After Turkey backed off from manning the Hamid Karzai International (HKI) Airport, the airport is being technically manned by the US forces with air visitors management and perimeter underneath American safety cowl.
Both the NSAs have established a direct hotline, the place they preserve discussing in regards to the prevailing scenario in Afghanistan. After the dialog between Doval and Sullivan, the Indian contingent was taken contained in the American safety zone on the airport from the place they took off on Tuesday morning.
External affairs minister S Jaishankar additionally pitched in, chatting with US secretary of state Antony Blinken.
The American help was sought to soundly take the Indian embassy employees to HKI to due blockades put up in the way in which by the Taliban fighters. According to sources, the Indian convoy needed to cross as many as 15 blockades on their method to the airport. The 120 diplomats and officers arrived in India on Tuesday onboard an Indian Air Force C-17 heavy-lift plane.
India is wanting ahead to the resumption of civilian flights to evacuate its residents stranded within the war-torn nation. Blinken assured Jaishankar of full help on this regard.
India is frightened in regards to the weapons left by the US troops within the wake of their withdrawal from Afghanistan. There are sniper rifles, shoulder-launched drones, physique armour fits, assault rifles, humvees, strike automobiles and anti-IED automobiles, which have already been taken to Pakistan, in response to sources. There are issues that these weapons might be used in opposition to India.
The Taliban entered Kabul on Sunday and took management of the presidential palace. Soon after the phobia group claimed management over the Afghan capital, a number of nations evacuated their diplomatic personnel from the nation, and tons of of individuals flocked to the Kabul airport in an try to depart Afghanistan.