The inaugural 2+2 dialogue between India and the US will be held on September 6 in New Delhi, the State Department announced today, ending the uncertainty over the much-awaited meeting seen as a vehicle to elevate the strategic bilateral ties and address the challenges in the Indo-Pacific region.
The twice-delayed dialogue was earlier scheduled for July 6 in Washington, but was postponed by the US on June 27, citing “unavoidable reasons”.
Earlier this year also, the dialogue had been postponed due to uncertainty over the confirmation of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as US President Donald Trump’s new Secretary of State. Pompeo was later confirmed as Secretary of State in April. Read More