The first trilateral meeting between Afghanistan, India and the US took place Tuesday in New York to discuss Afghanistan, signalling the start of more dialogue between the three nations.
Representatives of the three countries met on the sidelines of the UN General Assmebly at the office of the permanent representative of Afghanistan to the UN.
Afghanistan was represented by Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin, the US by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Central and South Asia Robert Blake and the US special envoy to the region Mark Grossman, and the Indians were represented by Joint Secretary for the region Y. Sinha and Joint Secretary for the Americas Jawed Ashraf.
The meeting established that the countries would expand cooperation with the aim of turning Afghanistan into a secure and peaceful country.
Meeting participants agreed that more regional cooperation and discussion will prove beneficial for resolving Afghanistan's problems.
A meeting between Afghanistan, Pakistan and the US will be held later this week in New York, also at the Deputy Foreign Minister level.