ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan achieved another success at the diplomatic level as Indian media has been forced to acknowledge Pakistan’s role in the Afghan peace process on Tuesday.
According to the Indian newspaper ‘Times of India’ –
in an article published in the Indian daily titled “India elbowed out of Afghanistan peace talks”, it is emphasised that Pakistan has now firmly taken the position of influence on the table and was busy maneuvering the peace process involving US, Russia and China.
The article says how India’s role in the huge development has been negligible and that India had stood on the sidelines while history was being made in the name of the Afghan peace process.
India has expressed stern reservations on the isolation and has also opposed America’s call to postpone Afghan elections till the Afghan peace process come to its logical conclusion.
India, who has worked tooth and nail to make itself a big-time player in the regional politics involving Afghanistan, had invested a lot of time and energy into gaining Afghanistan’s loyalties although some argued that their policies remained Kabul centric.
Earlier, China, Russia and the United States jointly welcomed Pakistan to a four-party consultation process and believed that Islamabad can play an important role in facilitating peace in Afghanistan, said a joint statement issued in Washington by Department of States.
“Pakistan appreciated the constructive efforts by the China-Russia-US trilateral consultation on the Afghan peace process,” it added.
The four countries highlighted the importance of the trilateral consensus on the Afghan peace process reached in Moscow on April 25, 2019, and also welcomed intra-Afghan meetings held in Doha.