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India, US hold 2+2 Inter-Sessional meeting in New Delhi

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

A 2+2 Inter-Sessional meeting between the and took place here on Friday, focusing on the progress of defence and foreign policy issues between the two countries.

The Indian delegation was led jointly by Joint (AMS) from the Ministry of External Affairs Gourangalal Das, (PIC) from the Ministry of Defence, Shambhu S Kumaran.

The US delegation was led jointly by Principal of State and

The Inter-Sessional meeting was set up to follow up on the decisions taken during the India-US Ministerial 2+2 Dialogue, the first round of which was held in in September 2018, and to make continued progress on bilateral cooperation on cross-cutting defence and foreign policy issues of interest to both sides.

During Friday's meeting, both and the US also exchanged views on regional developments as partners and stakeholders for a free, open, inclusive, peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 22:20 IST