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External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said that India will be providing helicopters to the Afghanistan army.


"We are giving them helicopters, and we will be supplying them very soon," said Khurshid said while returning from Kandahar where he attended the inauguration of the Afghanistan National Agricultural Sciences and Technology University (ANASTU).

"We have also been giving them some logistical support and we hopefully will be able to upgrade and refurbish their transport aircraft," he added.

Khurshid also stressed that it is important to maintain stability in Afghanistan.

"I think Afghan army has done a great job. We have contributed to their capacity building and their professional training. They are visible and are taking responsibility. They responding well to the threats," he said.

Khurshid also asserted that India is not reluctant in assisting the Afghanistan and stated that India has a clear policy world over which aims at building capacity.

"We are not in the game of giving people large scale equipment which is lethal and so on," he added.

He also described Afghanistan as 'very special' and said India is providing them whatever they felt up to now.

(Posted on 16-02-2014)

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