Published On: Oct 27, 2020

India and the United States Tuesday held a high-level dialogue aimed at further ramping up their overall defence and security ties and boost strategic cooperation in the Indo-Pacific at a time China is attempting to expand its economic and military clout in the region. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held the third edition of the 2+2 talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper. TOI's Indrani Bagchi talks what does the key ministerial meet and signing of the long-awaited Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) - a week before the US presidential polls - mean for India-US defence relations. (Text: PTI)  

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