The Taliban did not keep their promises, according to France


New Delhi [India] September 28 (ANI): France said it was on the same wavelength as India on issues relating to Afghanistan, including potential terrorist threats emanating from the region.

In an exclusive interview with ANI, France’s envoy to India Emmanuel Lenain said that the Taliban had so far not fulfilled any conditions set by the international community and “we are going to be quite strict”.

He said that France wants an inclusive government and that Afghan territory should not be used as a shelter for terrorists, training camps or and the export of terrorism.

“We are on the same wavelength with India on the conditions that have been set for us for Afghanistan. We want unhindered humanitarian access, we want everyone who wants to leave to be able to do so, we want it. respect for human rights, women’s right to education. We want an inclusive government and that the country is not used as a shelter for terrorists, training camps or and export terrorism “We had the same assessment. The Taliban did not respond to any of these requests from the international communities, we are going to be quite strict,” he said.

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States last week, India discussed Pakistan’s role in Afghanistan and the need for careful monitoring.

During a meeting between US Vice President Kamala Harris and Prime Minister Modi, Harris suo moto spoke about Pakistan’s role in this regard. She said there were terrorist groups working there. She called on Pakistan to take action so that these terrorist groups do not affect the security of the United States and India.

India, in its many multilateral and bilateral commitments, has stated that Afghan territory should not be used for terrorism against India.

India has also consistently insisted that UN resolution 2593 should be the driving policy of the international community.

The envoy said that France and India coordinate closely on issues related to Afghanistan and that cooperation between the two countries is “intense from the start”.

“You may have seen the first evacuation flight (from Afghanistan) piloted by France comprising 31 of your elite Gurkha soldiers who protected our embassy. And in the Security Council, the cooperation was very intense during your chairmanship of the board major accomplishments, ”he said.

The envoy also said that the acceptability of the Taliban will depend on their meeting the conditions set by the international community and so far they have not moved in the right direction at all. (ANI)