2 plus 2 India-US dialogue to be held on Dec 18: MEA

The Second India-US 2 Plus 2 Ministerial Dialogue will be held in Washington DC on 18th of this month.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar will lead the Indian delegation.

Briefing media in New Delhi, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said they will meet their US counterparts for a comprehensive review of cross-cutting foreign policy and defence and security issues in India-US relations.

In addition, both sides will exchange views on salient regional and global issues.

The India-U.S. 2 plus 2 Ministerial Dialogue was initiated in September 2018 in order to provide a positive, forward-looking vision for the India-US strategic partnership and to promote synergy in diplomatic and security efforts.

Since the inaugural edition of this Dialogue, relations between India and the US have further expanded. The 22 Dialogue will take stock of these growing relations and provide strategic guidance for their further development.