New Delhi: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will arrive) and Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper in New Delhi on Monday (October 26). The two veteran leaders of America are attending the capital of India for the third edition of the 2 + 2 meeting in India. India and America will hold 2 + 2 meetings on Tuesday.
Chinese expansionism will also be discussed.
The Indian side will be chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs S. K. Jaishankar and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will do. Many important bilateral, regional and global issues will be discussed during this period including China’s efforts to increase its influence in the Indo-Pacific region and its aggressive behavior in the eastern Ladakh region.
The US Secretary will also meet with Prime Minister Modi. It
is known that over the past few months, the United States has been attacking China on a number of controversial issues, including the border dispute with India, its military rebellion in the South China Sea and how to deal with anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong. Pompeo and Espar will also hold bilateral meetings with their Indian counterparts. The two US leaders will also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Defense ties will be strengthened through the meeting between the two sides. Let us tell you that the defense relations between India and America have increased a lot in the past few years.