U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue

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A photo from above an auditorium, two men in suits and two women in traditional Indian attire sit at a table. Behind them are U.S. and India flags.
(L to R) Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Indian Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman deliver closing remarks at the 2+2 Dialogue in New Delhi, September 6, 2018.

U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue

On September 6, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis traveled to New Dehli, India for the inaugural U.S.-India “2+2” Dialogue. Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Mattis met with their Indian counterparts, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Minister of Defense Nirmala Sitharaman, to discuss strengthening strategic, security, and defense cooperation as the United States and India jointly address challenges in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.

Here are some of the highlights: 

Welcome to India

U.S.-India "2+2" Ministerial Dialogue 

Bilateral Meetings

Editor's Note: This entry also appears in the U.S. Department of State's publication on Medium.

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