By DoD News
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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