US Secretary of Defense James Mattis called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday afternoon.
PM Modi recalled his wide-ranging, candid, and fruitful discussions with President Donald Trump during his visit to the United States in June this year. Both sides had reaffirmed their resolve to further develop their strong strategic partnership.
Secretary Mattis briefed Prime Minister Modi on the progress in advancing the bilateral agenda and implementing the decisions taken during that visit.
They also discussed enhanced cooperation, regionally and globally, in pursuing shared priorities for peace, stability, and combating terrorism.
Prime Minister Modi appreciated the close engagement between the two countries on regional and global issues of mutual concern.