Media Center Media Center

India-US hold 2 plus 2 intersessional meeting

September 11, 2020

India and the United States held a bilateral 2+2 Inter-sessional meeting at the official level on 11 September 2020 in virtual mode. The Indian delegation was led jointly by Ms Vani Rao, Joint Secretary (Americas) in the Ministry of External Affairs and Shri Somnath Ghosh, Joint Secretary (International Cooperation) in the Ministry of Defence. The U.S. delegation was led jointly by Mr. Dean Thompson, Senior Bureau Official, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs in the U.S. Department of State and Mr David Helvey, Acting Assistant Secretary for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs in the U.S. Department of Defense.

Both sides reviewed the progress and developments in bilateral ties in defence, security, and foreign policy areas since the last 2+2 Ministerial meeting held on 18 December 2019 in Washington D.C. They explored opportunities for enhancing ongoing cooperation in these fields based on mutual interest. They also exchanged views about regional developments, and agreed to pursue their quest for a free, open, inclusive, peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific.

The Intersessional meeting mechanism was set up pursuant to the 2+2 Ministerial. The two sides agreed to continue these discussions in future.

New Delhi
September 11, 2020


Click here for Urdu version Urdu.pdf
Click here for Bengali version Bengali.pdf
Click here for Gujarati versionGujarati.pdf
Click here for Kannada versionKannada.pdf
Click here for Malayalam version Malayalam.pdf
Click here for Odia versionOdia.pdf
Click here for Punjabi versionPunjabi.pdf
Click here for Tamil versionTamil.pdf
Click here for Telugu versionTelugu.pdf
Click here for Assamese versionAssamese.pdf

Comments

Post A Comment

  • Name *
    E-mail *
  • Write Your Comment *
  • Verification Code * Verification Code