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India US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue Antony Blinken, US Envoy Eric Garcetti defend free, inclusive Indo-Pacific through Quad

US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti on Monday said the India-US 2+2 ministerial dialogue focuses on strengthening the already growing defense relationship between the two democracies. He said the two countries discussed ways to deepen partnership in science and technology for the global good that connects and protects them. Garcetti said the joint statement reflects the commitment of India and the US to defend a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific through the Quad and other metrics.

He said India-US cooperation is important in emerging areas, adding that apart from arms, they also focus on the operational level of their armies.

“We have taken important steps toward strengthening our core defense partnership, which continues to grow, building on the momentum seen through industrial cooperation and initiatives such as the US-India Roadmap in Defense,” Garcetti was quoted as saying by ANI. Is.”

“India-US cooperation and cooperation in emerging areas, and more importantly, because we sometimes focus only on weapons and what is being sold, or potentially co-developed, but the operationalization of our forces. The level, I think, is as important as the tools, and our countries discuss ways to deepen our science and our technology partnerships so that technology can be used with global good, not technology that divides us. Instead of harming us, technology that can connect us and protect us,” he said.

Speaking at the joint statement following the 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, the US Ambassador said it aims to promote a flexible rules-based international order to safeguard a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific through QUAD and other metrics, global Shows the resolve of both the countries. issues. ,

“The ministers discussed the tragic humanitarian consequences of the conflict in Ukraine and the Middle East, reiterating their stance with Israel against terrorism, but also calling for the reduction of civilian suffering and adherence to international humanitarian law,” he said.

Talking about investments, Garcetti says they are looking forward to welcoming more visitors in December and around January for larger investments in Indian technology by US private sector companies. “Under government-to-government talks, sectors, defence, production are being expanded well,” he said.

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