Whereas the safety of Central Asian Republics was mentioned within the Doval-Patrushev assembly, the Russian interlocutors conveyed that scenario in these republics was underneath management, however the menace will mount as soon as the Taliban will get bold to unfold their cult throughout the Amu Darya.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2021 09:37 AM IST
India and Russia have determined to hitch palms to firewall Central Asian Republics bordering Afghanistan from spill-over of Islamic radicalisation and jihad from Taliban-ruled Kabul. The safety of Central Asian Republics was mentioned in India-Russia NSA stage consultations between Ajit Doval and Nikolay Patrushev on Wednesday. The assembly was attended by intelligence chiefs from each side.
In response to these conscious of developments, there are agency indications that Turkey and Pakistan are attempting to get a toehold in these republics by NGOs with Ankara offering technical assist within the Islamization efforts. The Central Asian Republics follow Islam however not of the range show-cased by the Taliban.
It’s understood that in its mission to unfold radical Islam the Taliban dominated Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan will probably be used to advertise life underneath Sharia with the backing of Turkey and Pakistan. The al Qaeda affiliate Islamic Motion of Uzbekistan (IMU) has lively cadres in Afghanistan and affect within the fertile Ferghana Valley of Uzbekistan.
Whereas the safety of Central Asian Republics was mentioned within the Doval-Patrushev assembly, the Russian interlocutors conveyed that scenario in these republics was underneath management, however the menace will mount as soon as the Taliban underneath mentorship of Pakistan will get bold to unfold their cult throughout the Amu Darya.
On this context, Russia and India have determined to work collectively for participating the Central Asian Republics with the Modi authorities able to step up bilateral ties with every of those international locations together with Turkmenistan. India has shut ties with Tajikistan with a powerful aspect of defence and safety.
With the US out of Afghanistan, the Central Asian Republics are additionally keen to reciprocate the Indian overtures and are firmly with the Russian Federation. Their instant concern, nevertheless, is spill-over of jihad from Afghanistan with the Taliban refusing to disavow Al Qaeda and its associates, who’ve tasted blood in Kabul.