"Monitoring developments with understandable concern": S Jaishankar on situations in Afghanistan
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said at the United Nations High-Level meeting on the situation in Afghanistan that "India is monitoring developments with understandable concern." "The UNDP recently assessed that there is an imminent threat of poverty levels rising from 72% to 97%. This would have catastrophic consequences for regional stability," the minister said. He added that India stands with Afghan people.