Defence ties to get push at ‘2+2’ with U.S

News:India and the US will meet for the second 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Washington,US. Facts: About 2+2 dialogue: The 2+2 is a format of dialogue where the defense and foreign ministers or secretaries meet with their counterparts from another country. The 2+2 ministerial dialogue between India and the US was started in 2017. This new… Continue reading Defence ties to get push at ‘2+2’ with U.S

India, Australia review strategic ties in 2+2 secretarial talks

News:The third India-Australia Secretary-level 2+2 Secretaries Dialogue was held in New Delhi. Facts: About 2+2 Dialogue: The 2+2 is a format of dialogue where the defense and foreign ministers or secretaries meet with their counterparts from another country. The 2+2 dialogue between India and Australia at the Secretary-level was started in the year 2017. Currently,apart… Continue reading India, Australia review strategic ties in 2+2 secretarial talks

India, Japan to engage in 2+2 dialogue

News:India and Japan are going to hold the 2+2 Dialogue in Delhi. Facts: About 2+2 Dialogue: The 2+2 is a format of dialogue where the defense and foreign ministers or secretaries meet with their counterparts from another country. India and Japan had started the 2+2 dialogue at the level of officials in 2010.But they decided… Continue reading India, Japan to engage in 2+2 dialogue

India-U.S. 2+2 meeting

Indian and U.S. officials will hold a 2+2 intersessional and the Maritime Security Dialogue in California,USA. 2+2 is a format of dialogue where the defense and foreign ministers or secretaries meet with their counterparts from another country. The 2+2 Dialogue between India and US aims to enhance strategic coordination between both countries and maintaining peace… Continue reading India-U.S. 2+2 meeting

Tokyo seeks ‘2+2’ meeting with Foreign, Defence Ministers

India’s External Affairs Minister and his Japanese counterpart had held a telephone conversation to discuss maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region. The two countries have decided to hold their first 2+2 level dialogue this year ahead of Indian Prime Minister and Japan Prime Minister annual summit. The 2+2 meeting refers to a meeting of foreign… Continue reading Tokyo seeks ‘2+2’ meeting with Foreign, Defence Ministers

Modi, Abe back ‘free Indo-Pacific’

Modi, Abe back ‘free Indo-Pacific’ News: India and Japan outlined a vision document for strengthening bilateral relations at the 13th annual summit held in Japan recently. Important Facts: 2. Highlights of the vision document: Both sides called for a “free and open Indo-Pacific” which is usually seen as a response to China’s growing dominance in… Continue reading Modi, Abe back ‘free Indo-Pacific’

Outcomes versus promises

Outcomes versus promises News: The article written by MK Narayanan discusses about India’s emerging relations with USA and to strike a right balance with Russia in this regard. Important Facts: Indo-Russia annual summit: Russian President Vladimir Putin visited India recently in an annual summit which demonstrated clear ‘mutuality of interests’ by following outcomes: The inking… Continue reading Outcomes versus promises