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US-India 2+2 Dialogue: Pompeo, Esper Pay Tributes To Martyrs At National War Memorial

Pompeo and Espar visited the National War Memorial to pay tribute to the martyrs before the discussion. 

 

New Delhi| Today the third 2 + 2 dialogue is to be held between India and the US. It will include the foreign and defense ministers of both countries. Earlier, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Minister Mark Esper paid tribute to the martyrs. Pompeo and Mark Esper arrived in Delhi on Monday. After this, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh met Esper at Hyderabad House. Foreign Minister S Jaishankar also held discussion with US Secretary of State Pompeo.

After the meeting, Rajnath said that the meeting was aimed at taking the defense cooperation between the two countries to a larger level. The 2 + 2 talks were pre-decided, but, given the fresh bitterness that has arisen between India-China and the US-China, it is seen as a strategy to corner China. Jaishankar said that the meeting discussed the strength of the strategic relationship between the two countries.
Pompeo and Espar visited the National War Memorial to pay tribute to the martyrs before the discussion.

What is 2 + 2 Dialogue?

It occurs when the defense and foreign ministries of two countries hold dialogues together. There have been 2 such meetings in the past.

What is the agenda this time?

China’s interference in the Pacific and its aggressive behavior in Ladakh will be included in the talks.

What is BECA?

With the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA), India will be able to use special US data for missile attack. It has the exact geographical location of any region.

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