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Two top US officials call on PM Modi, deliberations held on jet engine tech and semiconductor manufacturing

Prime Minister receives U.S. Secretaries of State and Defence

Secretary Blinken sits down for a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Defense Secretary Austin sits to his left, U.S. and India flags are centered.
PM welcomes“2+2” format as enabler of Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership

They highlight progress in bilateral cooperation in follow-up to PM’s State Visit to the U.S. and President Biden’s visit to India for the G20 Summit

They discuss various regional and global issues of mutual interest, including West Asia

Secretary Blinken and Indian External Affairs Minister shaking hands in front of U.S. and India flags.

PM looks forward to his continued exchanges with President Biden

U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, and Secretary of Defence, Lloyd Austin, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the two American officials held wide ranging deliberations with their counterparts in the 2+2 format.

The two Secretaries briefed PM on their discussions with Defence Minister of India Rajnath Singh, and External Affairs Minister, Dr S Jaishankar, in the “2+2” format.

They also highlighted progress in various areas of bilateral cooperation, including defence, semiconductors, emerging technology, space, health, in follow-up to PM’s State Visit to the U.S. in June 2023 and the meeting between the two leaders on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in New Delhi.

PM expressed satisfaction at the deepening cooperation in all areas and noted that the Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership between India and the U.S. is anchored in democracy, pluralism, and respect for rule of law.

They also exchanged views on various regional and global issues of mutual interest, including the ongoing developments in West Asia. They emphasized on the need for continued close coordination between India and the U.S. on these issues.

PM conveyed warm greetings to President Biden and said that he looked forward to continued exchanges with him.