Overseas Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met with US Beneath Secretary of State for Arms Management and Worldwide Safety Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins to debate points associated to disarmament, non-proliferation, multilateral export management regimes and area cooperation, mentioned Exterior Affairs Ministry (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Saturday.
“Overseas Secretary @Harshvshringla met @UnderSecT Amb Bonnie Jenkins to debate points associated to disarmament, non-proliferation, multilateral export management regimes, area cooperation,” Mr Bagchi tweeted.
“In the present day I had the pleasure of assembly with @HarshVShringla, the Overseas Secretary of India,” Ms Jenkins tweeted.
Overseas Secretary Shringla is on a three-day official go to to Washington DC. Throughout his go to, Mr Shringla met US Beneath Secretary of Protection for Coverage Colin Kahl on Friday and mentioned methods to advance the India-US strategic and protection partnerships.
He exchanged views on regional points together with Afghanistan and Indo-Pacific. Each side agreed to coordinate on shared priorities forward of the India-US Ministerial 2+2 dialogue later this 12 months.
Ms Shringla additionally interacted with strategic consultants from outstanding US assume tanks on regional and world points and totally different aspects of the India-US strategic partnership.
Throughout his go to, Mr Shringla additionally interacted with main US corporations underneath the aegis of the US-India Enterprise Council (USIBC) on India’s financial restoration and steps taken by the federal government to facilitate ease of doing enterprise and FDI throughout sectors.
Mr Shringla additionally held interplay with reporters and mentioned the US is watching the state of affairs in Afghanistan very carefully.
“US watching the state of affairs (in Afghanistan) very carefully… Pakistan is a neighbour of Afghanistan. They’ve supported and nurtured the Taliban. There are numerous components which can be Pakistan supported – so its position needs to be seen in that context,” the Overseas Secretary mentioned.
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