Secretary of State Harsh Vardhan Shringla met with US Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins to discuss issues related to disarmament, non-proliferation, multilateral export control regimes and space cooperation, said State Department spokesman Arindam Bagchi. Business (MEA). on Saturday.
“Foreign Secretary @Harshvshringla met @UnderSecT Amb Bonnie Jenkins to discuss issues related to disarmament, non-proliferation, multilateral export control regimes and space cooperation,” Bagchi tweeted.
“Today I had the pleasure of meeting @HarshVShringla, India’s Foreign Secretary,” Ms Jenkins tweeted.
Secretary of State Shringla is on a three-day official visit to Washington DC. During his visit, Mr Shringla met with US Defense Secretary for Policy Colin Kahl on Friday and discussed ways to advance India-US strategic and defense partnerships.
He exchanged views on regional issues, including Afghanistan and the Indo-Pacific. Both sides agreed to coordinate joint priorities ahead of the India-US ministerial 2+2 dialogue later this year.
Ms. Shringla also interacted with strategic experts from leading US think tanks on regional and global issues and various facets of the India-US strategic partnership.
During his visit, Mr. Shringla also interacted with leading US companies under the auspices of the US-India Business Council (USIBC) about the economic recovery in India and the measures taken by the government to boost business and foreign direct investment in all sectors. ease.
Mr Shringla was also in touch with reporters and said the US is closely monitoring the situation in Afghanistan.
“The US is closely monitoring the situation (in Afghanistan)… Pakistan is a neighbor of Afghanistan. They have supported and nurtured the Taliban. There are several elements that are supported by Pakistan – so its role has to be considered in that context. seen,” said the foreign minister.
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