Free Press Journal
  • India-US 2+2 dialogue: Discussion was ‘defining moment’, says James Mattis

    Washington: The “highly successful” first 2+2 Dialogue between India and the United States was a “defining moment” and the defence cooperation between the two countries is on the right track, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said here Tuesday. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held the crucial talks with Mattis and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New Delhi on September 6.

  • 2+2 Dialogue: India buying Russain missile system part of talks but not primary focus, says Mike Pompeo

    Washington: India buying a missile defence system from Russia and oil from Iran would be part of the 2+2 dialogue, but not the talks’ primary focus, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said. Pompeo and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis are headed to India for the talks tomorrow with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. This is the inaugural 2+2 dialogue between the