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China, Russia, India hold talks on Afghanistan

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-01-16 23:26

BEIJING - China, Russia and India held talks on Afghanistan on Thursday in Beijing, a Chinese Foreign Ministry press release said.

The trilateral meeting was chaired by Chinese Vice-Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin, and attended by the Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Yevgeny Lukyanov and India's Deputy National Security Advisor Nehchal Sandhu.

The three sides exchanged views on Afghanistan and the situation of the region, said the press release.

All three sides agreed future development of Afghanistan is closely related to peace and security of the region, it said.

The three sides, as close neighbors of Afghanistan, support the reconstruction and reconciliation process of the country and have been involved in safeguarding peace, security and development of the nation and the region, said the press release.

The three sides agreed to improve communication and coordination on the Afghanistan issue, it added.

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