Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met with US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins to debate points associated to disarmament, non-proliferation, multilateral export management regimes and house cooperation, mentioned External Affairs Ministry (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Saturday.
“Foreign Secretary @Harshvshringla met @UnderSecT Amb Bonnie Jenkins to discuss issues related to disarmament, non-proliferation, multilateral export control regimes, space cooperation,” Mr Bagchi tweeted.
“Today I had the pleasure of meeting with @HarshVShringla, the Foreign Secretary of India,” Ms Jenkins tweeted.
Foreign Secretary Shringla is on a three-day official go to to Washington DC. During his go to, Mr Shringla met US Under Secretary of Defense for Policy 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. Both sides 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 completely different sides of the India-US strategic partnership.
During his go to, Mr Shringla additionally interacted with main US firms below the aegis of the US-India Business 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 scenario in Afghanistan very carefully.
“US watching the situation (in Afghanistan) very closely… Pakistan is a neighbour of Afghanistan. They have supported and nurtured the Taliban. There are various elements that are Pakistan supported – so its role has to be seen in that context,” the Foreign Secretary mentioned.
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