Washington. The US on Tuesday said it supports India’s emergence as a leading global power and recognizes its role as a comprehensive partner in making the strategic Indo-Pacific a region of peace and stability. The State Department said in a fact sheet that defense cooperation between the US and India is reaching new heights.
It said after Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s arrival in India that the US supports India’s emergence as a leading global power and acknowledged its role as a comprehensive partner in making the strategic Indo-Pacific a region of peace and stability. .
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday on a two-day visit to India. During this, he will discuss topics such as further strengthening bilateral ties and discussions on the rapidly changing security situation in Afghanistan and expanding cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region under the Quad mechanism.
On Wednesday, Blinken will hold in-depth discussions with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and meet National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. He is also scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi before leaving for Kuwait as part of his two-nation tour.
Before leaving for India, Blinken said he looked forward to discussing with US partners to further expand cooperation in the Indo-Pacific and the Middle East. He tweeted, ‘Leaving on my trip to New Delhi and Kuwait City. I look forward to discussing with US partners how to further expand cooperation in the Indo-Pacific and the Middle East.
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