Govt to brief all political parties about Afghanistan situation: Dr S Jaishankar

New Delhi: The Union Government will brief all political parties about the Afghanistan situation and its implications on Indo-Afghan ties, confirmed External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Monday.

S Jaishankar tweeted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed the Ministry of External Affairs to brief Floor Leaders of all political leaders about the developments in Afghanistan.

Later, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi also announced that Jaishankar would inform the Floor Leaders on August 26 at Parliament House Annexe in Delhi.

India has closed all its consulates in Afghanistan and has evacuated all diplomats from its mission following the Taliban taking control of Kabul.

Several Indian Air Force (IAF) flights have been deployed on the India-Afghanistan route to evacuate Indian nationals stranded in the crisis-hit country.

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