Doha. The US and the terrorist organization Taliban are going to sign the peace deal in Qatar's capital Doha today. This is expected to end America's longest war. India is also an important party to the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan. India's Ambassador to Qatar P. Kumaran will attend the ceremony in which the US and Taliban will sign the peace deal.
This will be the first time that India will be officially involved in any Taliban related matter. In response to the 9/11 terror attack, then US President George Bush Jr. then attacked Afghanistan under Taliban occupation. The agreement on Saturday may raise hopes of ending the bloodshed in Afghanistan. The US spent more than $ 750 billion in the war against the Taliban in Afghanistan. About 10,000 people died in this war.
Foreign Secretary met Afghan leaders
On Friday, a day before the historic peace agreement between the US and Taliban, Foreign Secretary Harshvardhan Shringla traveled to Kabul and was peaceful. And expressed India's open support for a stable Afghanistan. He met President Ashraf Ghani and handed him a letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.