The Defence Minister also spoke about the situation along the western borders and complimented the Indian Army’s response to cross-border terrorism and ceasefire violations.
Singh complimented the contributions by the Army in defence diplomacy to further the national security interests by creating cooperative relationships with foreign armies.
In discussions revolving around the Chinese threat in the region and Indo-Pacific, Jaishankar said that India-US ties have grown steadily over the last 20 years.
As a part of the visit, Pompeo and Esper will hold meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval.
His comments during an address to a group of soldiers at the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Sukna in Darjeeling district came in the midst of a festering border row with China in eastern Ladakh.
India on Thursday said both New Delhi and Beijing continue to have discussions on the LAC situation and immediate task to ensure disengagement.
Corporal Wang Ya Long was handed over to the Chinese military on Tuesday night at Chushul-Moldo border point in eastern Ladakh, the sources said in New Delhi.
Jaishankar made these comments against the backdrop of the over five-month-long border standoff between India and China in eastern Ladakh where each side has deployed over 50,000 troops.
The two sides deliberated on ways to disengage from various friction points in eastern Ladakh during the nearly 12-hour-long talks in Chushul on the Indian side of the LAC.
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Ladakh standoff: India, China hold seventh round of military talks with focus on disengagement of troops
The talks at the Corps commander level began at around 12 noon in Chushul on the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, official sources said.
No conclusions could be drawn in previous meets as China was adamant on its proposal that India move its troops from the southern bank of Pangong Tso lake, which India refused to do.
The Vice Chief of the Amy Staff Lt Gen SK Saini was speaking at Centre for Joint Warfare Studies (CENJOWS) organised a webinar on the subject “Force Protection India 2020”.
Shringla and Naravane are on a two-day visit to Myanmar, a first where the foreign secretary and the Army chief are a part of the delegation together.
And, between the 6th round of Corps Commanders meeting and the 7th no big development has taken place which gives a ground to believe that there will be a breakthrough,” Hooda said.