US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis held talks with Indian leaders on Tuesday to deepen military ties including the potential sales of US jet fighters and surveillance drones that experts say are aimed at helping it rein in China’s influence in the region. Mattis is the first cabinet rank official to visit India under the Trump administration and was due to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Ties between India and the United States have rapidly expanded with New Delhi buying weapons worth $15 billion over the last decade from the United States, moving away from traditional ...
US seeks deeper ties with India amid China's military threats: Jim Mattis
Ties between India and the US have rapidly expanded with New Delhi buying weapons worth $15 billion
Reuters Last Updated at September 26, 2017 15:09 IST