The minister will be joined by his counterparts from the other 52 member-countries of the Commonwealth at the meeting, to be chaired by UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as part of Britain's term as the current Chair-in-Office of the Commonwealth.
General (Retd) David H Petraeus, who served as CIA director during Barack Obama's presidency in the US in 2011-12, said India was poised for a breakout "Modi moment" during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term in office after a "remarkable electoral result".
Supporting India’s claim for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, Pompeo said, “India, more and more, is standing on the world stage, and we welcome your assertiveness because it’s good for the world.”
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a three-day visit to India, and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday held a joint press briefing, touching upon a wide range of issues, including bilateral trade.
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Clearing the air over reports of suspension of the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary and both have agreed to reschedule the talks in the near future. Swarup further added that India welcomed Pakistan’s move to order an investigation into the Pathankot terror attack.