Bangkok: Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh told US Defense Secretary Mark T. Asper on Sunday that India-US relationship in the Indo-Pacific region is getting stronger, and bilateral cooperation between the two countries leaves behind various issues and Has deepened. Expressing happiness over the strengthening relations between the US and India during the bilateral talks with Asper on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Defense Ministers Meeting Plus (ADMM Plus) here, Singh said that the defense and security between the two countries , Economy, energy, counter-terrorism and inter-personal relations have progressed.
Singh said India's vision for the Indo-Pacific region is of an open and independent, peaceful, prosperous and inclusive region, which abides by the law and respects sovereignty and territorial integrity. A defense ministry spokesperson cited Singh as saying, "India is at the ASEAN Center in the Indo-Pacific region. The two countries are working together for maritime security areas, including joint exercises, HADR campaigns and maritime awareness." . "
According to the Defense Ministry statement, the two ministers also held talks on regional security and other issues of bilateral defense cooperation. The meeting ended with a positive message and the Defense Minister is excited to have a significant discussion on the two plus two talks in Washington next month. Singh is on a trip to Bangkok, Thailand to attend the ADMM Plus meeting. Rajnath Singh will also attend the inauguration ceremony of the Defense and Security Exhibition 2019.