Miliband wishes Krishna to attend Conference on Afghanistan in London

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New Delhi, Dec.22 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband on Tuesday invited External Affairs Minister S.M.Krishna to attend the Conference on Afghanistan to be held in London on January 28, 2010.

Both the leaders exchanged views on bilateral relations and regional and international issues of common concern during their telephonic conversation held today following which the Miliband invited the Indian External Affairs Minister Krishna for the conference.

External Affairs Minister Krishna underlined the importance of the international community reaffirming unambiguously its commitment to strengthening the Government of Afghanistan and continuing its support to the development and reconstruction of the country.

Krishna conveyed India's position that the international community must show unwavering commitment in resolutely opposing, resisting and overcoming terrorism and those who nurture, sustain and give sanctuary to terrorists and extremist elements.

He reiterated India's determination to fulfill its commitments to the Afghan Government and people as they build a peaceful, democratic and pluralistic Afghanistan, an MEA release stated. (ANI)

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