The United States (US) and India are also closely coordinating on regional security issues, such as Afghanistan. The US supports India's emergence as a leading global power and key partner in efforts to ensure that the Indo-Pacific is a region of peace, stability, and growing prosperity and economic inclusion.
As US Secretary of State Antony Blinken today (July 28) arrived in New Delhi, deepening the strategic partnership between the US and India will be a key agenda item. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken visit to India will reaffirm the US's commitment to strengthening our partnership and underscore cooperation on our shared priorities. The US and India have a strong strategic partnership founded on shared values and a commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific region.
Secretary Blinken will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar to discuss a wide range of issues, including continued cooperation on Covid-19 response efforts, Indo-Pacific engagement, shared regional security interests, shared democratic values, and addressing the climate crisis, US State Department said.