Saudi min who backed Taliban in India for talks as Riyadh worries about Pak role

Published on Sep 19, 2021 10:39 PM IST
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With ripples from the developments in Afghanistan spreading across the world, especially Asia, the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia arrived in Delhi for a 3-day visit. Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud met his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on September 19, with a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely on September 20. He had earlier backed the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, hoping it would bring stability and an end to violence. However, Riyadh is also worried about Qatar, Turkey, and Pakistan's proximity to the Taliban. Watch the full video for more.

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