Times Of India :  India’s approach to Afghanistan has always been guided by its historical friendship with its people, and that will continue to be the case, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Monday, 13 September, adding that India was concerned about the situation in Afghanistan.
 Speaking at a high-level United Nations (UN) meeting held to discuss the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, a nation which was recently taken over by militant organisation Taliban, Jaishankar said that India is willing to help the Afghan people.
 “It is therefore essential that humanitarian assistance providers are accorded unimpeded, unrestricted and direct access to Afghanistan. Once relief materials reach that country, the world will naturally expect a non-discriminatory distribution of humanitarian assistance across all sections .
of the Afghan society,” the external affairs minister stated at the UN meeting.