Here we are sharing a piece of big news with you the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Indian to hold discussions and strengthen bilateral ties between the two nations. Blinken is an American lawyer and diplomat currently serving as the 71st United States Secretary of State. Since the news came on the internet and it went viral on the social media platforms. This news has left many questions in people’s minds and now lots of people are super curious to know about the whole information. Here we have more information about the news and we will share it with you in this article.
The top talking points include alignment on India’s position on Hamas, performing a restricted equalizer to China, and the much-awaited “two plus two” talks with the Indian partners in New Delhi. As per the report, Specifically on the 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will join Blinken in talks with India’s Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. The annual dialogue is expected to focus on “defense and security cooperation”. This news left questions in people’s minds. Scroll down to the next page for more information about the news.
Overall, the talks have been anticipated to cover a range of issues, including the continued border dispute with China, Russia’s attack on Ukraine, and the challenge posed by the conflict in Gaza to key trade and transportation routes linking Europe, the Middle East, and India.
Defence and Security Cooperation in Focus
The annual 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue between Jaishankar, Blinken, Austin, and Singh arrives as India is a piece of the Quad alliance with the US, Australia, and Japan the report added. The quad wants to improve defense ties and move away from dependence on Russia as its primary military supplier.
India’s stance on Israel-Hamas Conflict
India has earlier ” swiftly denounced” Hamas in line with the US, expressing solidarity with Israel, the report noted. The purpose is to discuss the Gaza conflict and emphasize shared goals of preventing stability in the Middle East and promoting a two-state solution.
China Hegemony on the Agenda
The visit highlights the Biden administration’s focus on strengthening a longstanding border dispute, with a clash in the Himalayas in 2020 exacerbating tensions. The shared border, traveling 3500 km remains a persistent source of strain. Here we have shared all the information that we had. Stay tuned to us for more updates.