Jaishankar, Mike Pompeo discuss strategic bilateral ties, developments in Kashmir

Mr. Jaishankar and Mr. Pompeo “discussed a range of issues, including the growing U.S.-India strategic relationship, developments in Kashmir, and global issues of concern”, the State Department said.

October 03, 2019 05:39 am | Updated 05:39 am IST - Washington

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the U.S. State Department in Washington, on September 30, 2019.

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the U.S. State Department in Washington, on September 30, 2019.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in his meeting with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar discussed a range of issues, including growing strategic bilateral ties, developments in Kashmir and global issues of concern, the State Department said on October 2.

Mr. Jaishankar and Mr. Pompeo met at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the State Department on Monday.

A readout of the meeting by the State Department was issued two days later.

The two leaders “discussed a range of issues, including the growing U.S.-India strategic relationship, developments in Kashmir, and global issues of concern”, the State Department said.

“They also discussed plans to advance our complementary visions of a free and open Indo-Pacific region following the successful Quadrilateral Consultations on the margins of the U.N. General Assembly last week,” said a readout of their meeting.

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