India and US share common views on hot issues of the world

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken affirmed that the actions of India and the US will shape the 21st century and beyond, and stated that is why strengthening the partnership with New Delhi is one of the Washington's foreign policy priorities.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) and Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (right) at a meeting in London, England. File photo AFP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) and Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (right) at a meeting in London, England. File photo AFP

In New Delhi, speaking on July 28 after extensive talks with his host country counterpart S. Jaishankar, Foreign Minister Blinken emphasized that India and the US are two of the world's leading democracies, where “diversity drives our national strength”. He also pointed out that there are few relationships in the world that are more important than the relationship between the two countries. Foreign Minister Blinken affirmed that India and the US share a vision of a free, open, secure and prosperous Indo-Pacific region.

Regarding the situation in Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Blinken said that India and the US both have great interests in a peaceful, secure and stable Afghanistan and both countries maintain the view that there is no military solution. for the conflict in the region. The US secretary of state also noted that there must be a peaceful solution in Afghanistan, which requires the Taliban and the Afghan government to come to the negotiating table. "We strongly agree that any future government in Afghanistan must be inclusive and fully representative of the Afghan people," he said. Ultimately, it must be an Afghan-led and Afghan-led peace process."

For his part, Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar said the talks come at a critical time when key regional and global challenges need to be effectively addressed. He added that the Indo-US bilateral relationship has been raised to a level that allows the two countries to work together to solve larger issues.

At the talks, the two ministers discussed a wide range of issues, including the rapidly evolving security situation in Afghanistan, ways to promote engagement in the Indo-Pacific region, and increase engagement in the Indo-Pacific region. strengthen efforts to respond to COVID-19 and other issues.

On Twitter, Mr. Jaishankar assessed the talks as being important in setting out the next steps in the partnership between the two countries.

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