“India is a key strategic partner of the US and we’re dedicated to advancing that partnership, every single day,” stated a prime White Home official forward of the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue scheduled in New Delhi on November 10.
The White Home official additionally stated it’s for New Delhi to determine what their stance goes to be on any specific disaster or contingency all over the world together with the Center East.
“India is a key strategic partner, and I think you saw that on full display when Prime Minister Modi was here,” John Kirby, Coordinator for Strategic Communications on the Nationwide Safety Council within the White Home stated at a information convention in Washington.
“But we’ll leave it to the Indian government and to the prime minister to decide what their stance is going to be on any particular crisis or contingency around the world, to include the Middle East,” Kirby stated.
“They (India) remain a key strategic partner. And we’re dedicated to advancing that partnership every single day,” he added.
#WATCH | John Kirby, NSC Coordinator for Strategic Communications on PM Modi’s state go to to the US says, “India is a key strategic associate. And I feel you noticed that on full show when Prime Minister Modi was right here. However we’ll depart it to the Indian authorities and the Prime… pic.twitter.com/ajWGGV1MRU
— ANI (@ANI) November 8, 2023
The assertion made by Kirby was consistent with what a senior State Division official, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Donald Lu, advised earlier this month. Lu had careworn that India and the US share the objective of stopping the unfold of battle within the Center East and advancing a two-state answer for Palestine.
India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Exterior Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar will host their US counterparts Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, on Friday (November 10) for the high-stakes annual talks in New Delhi.
“The 2+2 will enable a high-level review of progress being made in cross-cutting aspects of defence and security cooperation, technology value chain collaborations and people-to-people ties,” the MEA stated in a press release.
With inputs from businesses