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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper will host Indian Minister of External Affairs Dr. S. Jaishankar and Minister of Defense Shri Rajnath Singh on December 18 for the 2019 U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue. Building on the success of the inaugural U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in 2018, this year’s meeting reflects the rapid growth of the vital strategic partnership between the United States and India. The meeting, hosted by the Department of State in Washington, D.C., will focus on deepening bilateral strategic and defense cooperation, exchanging perspectives on global developments, and our shared leadership in the Indo-Pacific region.