US, Indian officials discuss stable Afghanistan

India and the US held discussions on regional cooperation in South Asia focussing on a stable and prosperous Afghanistan, a US embassy statement said here Thursday.

IANS| Last Updated: Feb 19, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

New Delhi: India and the US held discussions on regional cooperation in South Asia focussing on a stable and prosperous Afghanistan, a US embassy statement said here Thursday.

The discussions were held during the visit of an inter-agency delegation, led by US Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Laurel Miller, from Feb 16-18.

Miller met government officials, civil society, and political party leaders to continue high-level US-India consultations on Afghanistan, the statement said.

"The consultations helped advance our shared commitment to regional cooperation on working towards a stable and prosperous Afghanistan," it said.

US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their joint statement during the former's visit to India had shared the commitment for a secure, stable, and prosperous Afghanistan.