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Sunday, Jan 19, 2020

2+2 dialogue

Nov 15, 2019 00:48
It is expected that the Industrial Security Annex (ISA), which aims to shore up defence cooperation, will be signed during the upcoming dialogue. The ISA will allow the US government and American original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to share classified... read more
Sep 12, 2018 18:34
New Delhi has also overturned its policy of not supplying lethal military equipment to Kabul and has provided or underwritten deals for providing gunship helicopters. Clearly, India is in for the long haul in Afghanistan, as it needs to be, to keep an... read more
Sep 07, 2018 06:57
India and the United States on Thursday made a push to elevate their strategic ties at their first 2+2 dialogue that centred on key issues including cross-border terrorism, India’s bid to enter the Nuclear Suppliers Group and the contentious issue of... read more
Sep 05, 2018 23:10
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo travelled to Pakistan with military chief Gen Joseph Dunford, ahead of a visit to New Delhi for the inaugural 2+2 dialogue with India. The visit came days after Washington cancelled $300 million in security-related payments... read more
Sep 05, 2018 07:26
High on the two-plus-two agenda will be synchronization of the two countries’ views on the Indo-Pacific and stability of Afghanistan. read more
Sep 03, 2018 19:47
The twin US pressures on the energy and defence fronts have made India acutely aware of the risks of aligning itself closer with Washington. After ensnaring India in its Iran and Russia sanctions, Washington has sought to save the promising Indo-US strategic... read more
Aug 21, 2018 18:30
US secretary of state Micheal Pompeo and secretary of defence James Mattis will travel to New Delhi on September 6 for the 2+2 Dialogue. read more
Aug 08, 2018 23:59
Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale and other senior Indian officials will hold discussions with their US counterparts in Washington this week to prepare the ground for the first two-plus-two dialogue between the two countries, to take place in New Delhi... read more
Jul 27, 2018 08:44
This will be the first “two-plus-two” dialogue between India and the United States, scheduled to be held in September. read more
Jul 20, 2018 08:18
The state department said the two defence and foreign ministers will “discuss strengthening strategic, security, and defence cooperation as the United States and India jointly address challenges in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond”. read more
Jun 29, 2018 07:20
The 2+2 dialogue scheduled for July 6 – the first simultaneous meeting of the Indian defence and external affairs ministers and their US counterparts – was postponed by the US on Wednesday citing “unavoidable reasons”. read more
Jun 27, 2018 22:50
The 2+2 dialogue scheduled for July 6 were going to be the first simultaneous meeting of the Indian defence and external affairs ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Sushma Swaraj and their US counterparts in a format announced last August. read more