India Not To Send Troops To Be Based In Afghanistan: Sitharaman

India on Tuesday made it clear that it would not send its troops to be based in Afghanistan. There would be no Indian boots on the ground, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said while addressing a joint press conference with US Defence Secretary James Mattis in New Delhi.

‘Boots on the ground’ in military parlance means putting troops on ground.

In the last week of August, US President Donald Trump had announced a new Afghanistan policy that articulated Washington’s desire that New Delhi “does more for Kabul”. India welcomed the policy while underscoring its contribution in capacity-building of the war-torn country.  Read More…

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