Concerns of Indian and Russian senior security officials about the presence of terrorists in Afghanistan

Bayan News – Senior security officials from India and Russia have recently expressed concerns about the presence of terrorist groups in Afghanistan.

Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the Russian National Security Council, added that the West has set a “time bomb” by abandoning its weapons in Afghanistan.

Speaking at a conference, Patrushev claimed that there are currently about 20 terrorist organizations in Afghanistan.

This Russian security official emphasized in his statements that the primary responsibility for the current situation in Afghanistan lies with the United States and its allies.

On the other hand, Vikram Misri, Deputy National Security Advisor of India, has urged the interim Taliban government not to allow the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Jaish-e-Mohammed to operate in Afghanistan.

Speaking at a meeting of regional security officials in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, this Indian security official highlighted that the Taliban should not allow them to receive training and establish bases in Afghanistan.

However, officials of the interim Taliban government have consistently denied the presence of terrorist groups in Afghanistan.

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