No proposal to swap Kulbhushan Jadhav for a terrorist, Pakistan lying


Asif's comments were being seen as seeking to deflect the criticism of Pakistan by the United States for providing safe havens to terror groups, while trying to imply that Indian intelligence agencies were backing terrorists from the Afghan soil.

He was accompanied by the Minister of Commerce, Minster of Public Health, Minister of Energy, Minister of Economy, Deputy Foreign Minister besides senior officials of the Government of Afghanistan.

During his recent visit to India, US Defence Secretary James Mattis, "we applaud India's invaluable contribution to Afghanistan and welcome further efforts to promote its democracy, stability and security".

Dr Abdullah called on President Ramnath Kovind and met Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Fans injured after barrier collapses at Ligue 1 match
Television pictures showed dozens of fans falling onto the pitch, and the match was suspended following a security meeting. Lille tweeted a message to the injured fans from their official Twitter account saying: "We give them all our support".

Dr. Abdullah participated at the India-Afghanistan Trade & Investment Show which was inaugurated on September 27, by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Civil Aviation Minister P. Gajapathi Raju. "These are the realities of life", Mr Abdullah was quoted by news agencies as saying, in an address at the Indian Council for World Affairs, a leading think tank. The statement by Atmar's office said the two sides, during the meeting, had detailed discussions on a variety of issues including bilateral cooperation.

India and Afghanistan have signed a pact for technical cooperation in police training and development aimed at strengthening its security system.

"If you have gone through the press release [issued by Afghan NSA's office], it seems this is one more addition to the long list of imaginary lies as stories which have been created by the Pakistani establishment", the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, Raveesh Kumar, said, in a press briefing, on Friday here. In this context, both sides expressed determination to strengthen the Air Freight Corridor and also welcomed the steps being taken to operationalise the Chahbahar port, including the forthcoming supply of wheat to Afghanistan from October 2017.

The Afghan CE also hailed India's contribution towards Afghanistan's reconstruction and said the assistance is making a huge difference to the lives of millions of people in his country.