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Government of India
Prime Minister's Office
08-December-2016 21:42 IST
Mr. Ashton Carter, US Secretary of Defence calls on Prime Minister

US Secretary of Defence, Mr. Ashton Carter, called on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.

Prime Minister appreciated the contribution made by Secretary Carter in strengthening the defence cooperation between India and the United States.

Prime Minister recalled his successful visit to the United States in June this year. He reaffirmed India’s commitment to a robust and strong bilateral strategic partnership with the US.

Secretary Carter briefed Prime Minister on the progress in taking forward the decisions and understandings reached in June this year.

They also exchanged views on regional issues and the developments in the Asia Pacific region.