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Mike Pompeo Pays Tribute At National War Memorial In Delhi

Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi on Monday for two+2 inter-ministerial talks

New Delhi:

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark T Esper on Tuesday attended the wreath laying ceremony on the National War Memorial within the nationwide capital.

The 2+2 ministerial dialogue is about to start on the Hyderabad House at round 10 am. They are additionally scheduled to make a joint name on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at round 1 pm on the PM’s residence.

Mr Pompeo and Mr Esper arrived in New Delhi on Monday for two+2 inter-ministerial talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to be held on Tuesday.

The go to additionally comes at a time when India and China are locked in a severe army stand-off alongside the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh.

The US officers will then proceed to Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia.

On Monday, the 2 US secretaries held separate talks with Indian counterparts —- Jaishankar and Rajnath Singh.

Mr Singh and Mr Esper held talks yesterday throughout which the defence ministers of the 2 nations reviewed bilateral defence cooperation spanning “military-to-military cooperation, securing communication systems and information sharing, defence trade and industrial issues” and likewise mentioned methods to take bilateral cooperation ahead.

The Indian Defence Ministry introduced following the assembly between Esper and Singh that “the two Ministers expressed satisfaction that agreement of BECA will be signed during the visit.”

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, additionally had a gathering whereby they agreed that US-India Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership is “critical to the security and prosperity” of each the nations, the Indo-Pacific area and the world.

Pompeo and Jaishankar mentioned a variety of points in the course of the assembly starting from addressing the shared challenges of COVID-19 and responding to regional safety points, to collaborating on vaccine improvement and financial prosperity, in keeping with the US State.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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