Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed on the rise of Islamic radicalization in the region and are concerned over spread of terrorism by Taliban affiliated groups in Pakistan.
The two countries have also decided to set up combined teams of foreign ministry and national security officials of each country to conduct a detailed assessment of the Afghan situation so that the future course of action with the Taliban Islamic government is decided by both India and Russia.
These crucial decisions were taken after Russian President Vladimir Putin called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (24th Aug 2021) and held a detailed conversation over telephone on the Afghanistan situation and its impact on both South and Central Asia ahead of the G-7 summit.
During the conversation between the two leaders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told President Putin that India was concerned about Islamic radicalization in the region and how Taliban affiliated terrorist groups in Pakistan could use the developing situation to spread terrorism. It is understood that President Putin agreed with PM Modi’s assessment and expressed concern over radicalization in the Central Asian Republics.