September 11, 2020
Dean Thompson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South-Central Asia Affairs and David Helway, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Protection for Indo-Pacific Safety Affairs, joined his Indian counterparts in the present day. Each events welcomed the chance to debate the US-India complete world strategic partnership, observing larger familiarity and cooperation in lots of areas of bilateral relations.
The USA has emphasised the significance of India’s standing as a key protection companion, military-to-military cooperation and different protection priorities. Each side mentioned bilateral, regional and multilateral points, together with COVID-19, counterterrorism, India’s membership within the UN Safety Council, good governance and help for sustainable growth within the Indo-Pacific area, and efforts to counter latest. Destabilizing measures in South Asia and the broader Indo-Pacific area. Each side agreed to additional strengthen the negotiations by way of the United States-India-Australia-Japan quadrilateral.
Thompson, Principal Deputy Secretary of State, and Helvey, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, pledged to proceed US-India partnership with their Indian counterparts for the advantage of the 2 international locations, the area and the world. He was wanting ahead to making ready for the US-India 2 + 2 ministerial dialogue later this yr.