Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis during Press Conference on India-US 2 + 2 Dialogue, in New Delhi. Photo: Dalip Kumar
At the 2+2 meet, India and the United States signed the COMCASA, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Foreign Affairs Miinster Sushma Swaraj, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Defence Secretary James Mattis were present at the time of signing. Michael Pompeo termed the 'Communications, Compatibility, Security Agreement (COMCASA)' agreement a "milestone" in the relationship and Nirmala Sitharaman asserted that the pact will enhance India's defence capability and preparedness. But the question is what is COMCASA and what it does for India.
What is COMCASA?
COMCASA is one of the three foundation agreements that need to be signed by a country with
First Published: Sep 06 2018 | 6:56 PM IST