Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Hosted Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval At The Pentagon

U.S. Defense Secretary Meets With Indian National Security Adviser

WASHINGTON, — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hosted Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval at the Pentagon yesterday to discuss the importance of the U.S.-India relationship and the role of both nations in cooperating to uphold international laws and principles, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said in a statement following the meeting.

“Democracies like ours need this sort of dialogue and we have had a strengthening of the relationship over the last several years,” Mattis said of the U.S.-India relationship during a media availability before the meeting.

During the meeting, the defense secretary specifically applauded India’s efforts to promote stability in the South Asia region, Davis said, and both leaders reaffirmed their intent to build upon the significant defense cooperation progress made in recent years.

“We share the values,” Doval told reporters. “We share the democracy. We all have the very common objective and interest, both for the region that I come from and also globally that’s able to work together, share our ideas and thoughts and bring about some new innovative changes and improvements.”

Mattis and Doval further discussed collaboration on a wide range of regional security matters, including maritime security and counterterrorism, Davis said, and the two leaders pledged to continue the strong defense partnership between both nations.

[Source: U.S. Department of Defense-Media Relations]
[Intext Photo: inserted by openeyesopinion.com (credits Embedded)]

###

Related Biographies

Jim Mattis
Jim Mattis became the 26th Secretary of Defense on January 20, 2017.A native of Richland,

 
 


 
Discover The Best Places To Retire, Do Business And Live Overseas

Visiting Las Vegas?… Check out this website first

Take a look at the Most Popular Trip Insurance plans Allianz has to offer
 
Compare Cheap Flights from the Departure City of your Choice with Airfarewatchdog!

Generic_728x90




Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 openeyesopinion.com
Share This Post
Share on Facebook0Share on Google+0Tweet about this on TwitterShare on Reddit0Pin on Pinterest0Share on StumbleUpon0Share on LinkedIn0Digg thisShare on Yummly0Share on Tumblr0Buffer this pagePrint this pageEmail this to someone





Related News

  • Why Are There Over 13,000 Confederate Statues Located Throughout The United States?
  • U.S. Securities And Exchange Commission Levies Charges Against ‘Insider Traders’ Who Generated Millions In Profits
  • Virginia Man Pleaded Guilty For Attempting To Provide Material Support To ISIS
  • Former Secret Service Agent Caught Laundering Money
  • Mayor Of Baltimore Has Confederate Monuments Torn Down In The Middle Of The Night
  • Fifteen MS-13 Gang Members Charged For Crimes In Ohio
  • U.S. Defense Contractor To Pay $9.2 Million To Settle Claim Of False Billings Accusations
  • Responding To U.S. FTC Complaint, Uber Has Agreed To Implement A Comprehensive Privacy Program
  • Fleas Found In Two Arizona Counties Are Carrying Bubonic Plague
  • Has The ‘Progressive Wing’ Of The Democrats Advised Its’ Followers To Refuse To Work With Republicans?
  • Did Danish Inventor Deliberately Sink His Submarine With Female Journalist Onboard?
  • Your ‘Smart Devices’ May Be A Security Risk
  • The Ongoing Purging Of American History – What Will Happen To The Confederate Monuments Being Torn Down?
  • Illegal Haitian Migrants Crossing The U.S. Border Into Canada Are Not Guaranteed Asylum
  • At One Time, There May Have Been As Many As 18,000 Nuclear Fallout Shelters Dotted Around New York
  • U.S. Coast Guard Interdicts Haitian Illegal Migrants, Returns 151 To Bahamas