Tokyo declaration on Afghanistan backs India's concerns on terror
The Tokyo Declaration, adopted at the end of the day-long conference on Afghanistan attended by participants, including External Affairs MinisterS.M. Krishna and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, recognized that "the main threat to Afghanistan's security and stability comes from terrorism and that this threat also endangers regional and international peace and security".
The participants "recognized the regional dimensions of terrorism and extremism, including terrorist safe havens, and emphasized the need for sincere and result-oriented regional and international cooperation towards a region free from terrorism in order to secure Afghanistan and safeguard the region and the world against the terrorist threat".
The donor countries also determined "never to allow Afghanistan to become a sanctuary for international terrorism again".
Expressing serious concern over the ongoing protests in Andhra Pradesh, following the nod for the creation of a separate Telangana State, the Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja said that the Centre must address the genuine concerns of the people and assure them that their interests will be duly protected.
Date 06-12-13, Duration 2:11, Views 513