Ahead of the 2+2 talks, External Affairs Minister Antony Blinken on Tuesday called on External Affairs Minister Jaishankar to review regional and global priorities, including the situation in Ukraine.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh (Rajnath singh) Today at the Pentagon, he will meet with his American counterpart Lloyd J Austin III. He arrived in Washington DC on Sunday as part of his five-day US visit. Rajnath Singh India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in the visit of (2+2 dialogue) is included. that Indo-US(America) Will be in the US from April 10 to April 15 to hold talks with the US leadership on ways to deepen the strategic partnership. On the other hand, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh met American aerospace and defense chiefs Boeing and Raytheon after reaching Washington DC. He called upon the companies to rapidly move from ‘Make in India’ to ‘Make for the world’ to take advantage of policy initiatives in India.
The Defense Minister had also mentioned about his visit in a tweet on Saturday. He said, ‘I will be leaving New Delhi tonight to visit the United States of America from April 10 to April 15’. The Defense Minister further said, ‘I look forward to participating in the 4th India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in Washington DC. Also, I will visit the INDOPACOM Headquarters.’ On the other hand, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will also visit the US on April 11-12, he will also meet his counterpart, External Affairs Minister Blinken separately and will also meet senior members of the US administration to take forward the India-US Strategic Global Partnership. . Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi gave this information during a briefing.
Antony Blinken talks to External Affairs Minister Jaishankar over phone
Ahead of the 2+2 talks, External Affairs Minister Antony Blinken on Tuesday called on External Affairs Minister Jaishankar to review regional and global priorities, including the situation in Ukraine. The last 2+2 ministerial talks between the two countries were held in New Delhi in October 2020. On the other hand, President Joe Biden will hold a digital meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the White House on Monday and by doing so he has indicated to increase the level of 2+2 ministerial talks. Two Indian ministers Rajnath Singh and S Jaishankar are scheduled to attend a digital meeting from the White House with their US counterparts, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and External Affairs Minister Antony Blinken.
Biden and PM Modi will also discuss
During the digital meeting, Biden and PM Modi will discuss a range of issues, including ending the COVID-19 pandemic, combating the climate crisis, strengthening the global economy and strengthening security, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said. To maintain a rules-based international order to promote security, democracy and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region. A joint press conference has been arranged at the conclusion of 2+2. Singh and Jaishankar will address it along with Austin and Blinken.