US Defense Chief Mattis Meets With India’s PM Modi


US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and India Prime Minister Narendra Modi met at the Pentagon on Monday to discuss the importance of the US-India relationship and the role of both nations in cooperating to foster democratic laws and principles, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

In a statement summarizing the meeting, White said Mattis applauded India’s long-term efforts to promote stability in the Indian Ocean region.

“The two pledged to continue the strong defense partnership between both nations and broaden military to military engagements,” she added.

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