US McMaster meets PM Modi: Discussed on Terrorism, Indo-US military collaboration

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NEW DELHI: HR McMaster who is an US National Security Adviser on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

Both of them, HR McMaster and PM Modi also reviewed to bilateral ties including the situation in the South Asian region. Both leaders discussed on Terrorism and Indo-US military collaboration in two–hour long meeting.

Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar including other officers were also present in the meeting. The meeting took place at the prime minister’s residence today.

According to the government sources, the issue of terrorism and Indo-US Cooperation was mainly discussed. India and US agreed to increase military cooperation and more active information exchange on counter-terror operations.

“McMaster who is coming from Kabul and Islamabad also discussed regional security issues with his Indian counterpart.

“Indian side asserted that the terrorism emanating from Pakistan is posing a serious threat to regional stability and security. India and US have very good cooperation,” the official release said.

Although, there was no mention of talks on India-Pakistan stalemate on Kulbhushan Jadhav issue and Afghanistan operations in official release.

McMaster, who is first senior official from Trump administration to visit India, will also meet PM Narendra Modi and EAM Sushma Swaraj.

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