Foreign Secretary to meet Mike Pompeo today
India’s Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale will meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of common interest today. He will be meeting senior US State Department officials from March 11.
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said. “Foreign Secretary is visiting Washington DC on March 11-13 in connection with the bilateral foreign office consultation and strategic security dialogue with his US counterparts, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale and Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea Thompson respectively.”
According to media reports, the United Nations Security Council will take up the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Masood Azhar as an international terrorist, later this week. Vijay Gokhale visit to the US is to make sure that the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as an international terrorist goes smoothly and there no loopholes left.
According to Ministry of External Affairs release, “These are regular high-level dialogue mechanisms to review bilateral relations, exchange views on major foreign policy and security-related developments and coordinate respective positions on issues of common interest.”
– PTC NEWS