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India, US agree to accelerate defence and security ties as Sitharaman meets Mattis at Pentagon

US Defence Secretary Mattis welcomed Sitharaman to the Pentagon on Monday for the fourth set of talks the two defense leaders have held this year.

published on : 4th December 2018

We will work everything out: Mattis on India's purchase of S-400 defence systems

India risked US sanctions when it agreed in October to a USD 5 billion deal to buy Russian missile systems.

published on : 4th December 2018

No contradiction between strategic autonomy and strategic partnership: Mattis

Sitharaman, the first woman defence minister of India, is currently on a five-day maiden trip to the US.

published on : 4th December 2018

India sees US as an important defence partner: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The defence minister added that she was encouraged by the importance attached to the India-US defence relationship in the new US National Security Strategy.

published on : 4th December 2018

Deepening security cooperation shows growing trust between US and India: James Mattis

In his address to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute on Saturday, Mattis also said that the US seeks a constructive, results-oriented relationship with Beijing.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Any US military role in Afghanistan after peace would be conditions-based: James Mattis

More than a year after President Donald Trump announced his South Asia strategy, Mattis said it is based on four Rs and one S being "sustain it".

published on : 31st October 2018

'Good chance' of launching Space Force next year: President Trump

Earlier in the day, Vice President Mike Pence said the space force was essential to protect the US' assets, particularly satellites.

published on : 24th October 2018

Ajit Doval holds talks with Pompeo, Mattis on 'future direction' of Indo-US ties

This was Doval's first meeting with Bolton, the new National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump.

published on : 15th September 2018

US identifies two sets of Korean War remains: James Mattis

James Mattis did not publicly identify the remains. He also said that consultations are going on about the repatriation of more Korean War remains.

published on : 12th September 2018

First 2+2 Dialogue 'defining moment' for Indo-US relations: James Mattis

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held the crucial talks with Mattis and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New Delhi on September 6.

published on : 12th September 2018

India, US hold inaugural edition of 2+2 strategic talks, discuss range of issues

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held the talks with US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo and Defence Secretary James Mattis.

published on : 6th September 2018

Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman hold talks with US counterparts ahead of 2+2 dialogue

In a special gesture, Swaraj received US Secretary Pompeo at the airport here yesterday while Sitharaman welcomed Defence Secretary Mattis, reflecting the importance India attaches to their visit.

published on : 6th September 2018

2+2 dialogue: Delhi braces for biggest diplomatic engagement of the year

According to the source, bilaterally the main issues on the agenda would be counterterrorism, defence and trade cooperation and immigration-related issues.

published on : 4th September 2018

US military says no plans to suspend more major exercises on Korean peninsula

Defense Secretary James Mattis told a Pentagon news conference that no decisions had been made about major exercises for next year but noted that the suspension of drills this summer.

published on : 29th August 2018

2+2 dialogue important opportunity to enhance engagement with India: US 

On a question about trade relations with India, Wells said opening up trade with India is a "key strategic objective" for the Trump administration.

published on : 21st August 2018
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