Two plus two Dialogue: Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman to visit US on July 6

Published: 21st June 2018 07:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st June 2018 09:39 PM   |  A+A-

Sushma Swaraj (File| AP)

By UNI

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will visit the United States for the first meeting of the '2+2 Dialogue' on July 6 with Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo and Secretary of Defence James N Mattis.

This new dialogue format was agreed to between the two sides during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Washington DC on June 25-26, 2017, the ministry of external affairs said.

The two sides are expected to share perspectives on strengthening their strategic and security ties and exchange views on a range of bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest.

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