Taranjit Singh Sandhu urges shipbuilding industry in India, US to fully utilise bilateral instruments
India's Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu said shipyards in India today make some of the most complex ships and submarines.
He said that the summit put forth three practical areas of cooperation: vaccine manufacturing and delivery, critical and emerging technologies and climate change.
Sources said that Austin raised the issue of human rights during his meeting with Jaishankar who agreed and emphasised that a strong relationship between the two democracies is important.
She said that in 2020 alone, Beijing escalated tensions over a host of issues with a number of its neighbours, including Australia, Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Austin said he would be travelling to India to meet his counterpart Rajnath Singh and other senior national security leaders to discuss deepening the US-India Major Defense Partnership
In January, US President Joe Biden announced a USD 1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package to tackle the economic fallout from the pandemic, including direct financial aid to average Americans.
US senators asked to draft legislative package to 'outcompete' China, invest in alliances like India
This month alone, nearly 20 anti-China legislations have been tabled or reintroduced in either chambers of the US Congress.
US calls India one of the most important partners in Indo-Pacific, welcomes emergence as a global power
US Secretary of State Tony Blinken spoke with his Indian counterpart, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, for the second time in less than a fortnight.
'We'll stand with friends, partners': US official after confirming close monitoring of India-China border situation
The spokesperson also said that the United States regularly engages with the Indian government on the two countries' shared commitment to democratic values.
In phone talks, EAM Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken review developments in Indo-Pacific
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a comprehensive conversation.
PM Narendra Modi speaks to US President Joe Biden; leaders look forward to further peace, security in Indo-Pacific region
PM Narendra Modi said that he conveyed his best wishes to US President Joe Biden, and the two leaders discussed regional issues as well as shared priorities.
Ministry of Defence in its official statement said, “Defence Minister and Secretary Austin discussed bilateral, regional and global issues.”
MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said both countries will work together to further consolidate the vibrant and multifaceted bilateral relationship.
The Indo-Pacific region needs a kind of stability that does not threaten the sovereignty of other countries, outgoing US Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster said on Tuesday.
The two countries held the US-India 2+2 framework just days before the presidential elections on November 3, reflecting the maturity in the bilateral ties.