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Top US diplomat Stephen Biegun to visit India

Focus on advancing US-India Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership

Top US diplomat Stephen Biegun to visit India

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Tribune News Service

New Delhi, October 9

Top US diplomat Stephen Biegun will visit India from October 12 to 14 to follow up on US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s October 6 conversation with Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar in Tokyo. The US Deputy Secretary of State will also hold talks ahead of a U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue later this year, according to a US State Department statement.

Biegun will meet with senior government officials and deliver keynote remarks at the India-US Forum. His engagements will focus on advancing the US-India Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership and how the two sides can work together to advance peace, prosperity, and security in the Indo-Pacific and around the globe.  

Biegun will then visit to meet with senior government officials and reaffirm the US-Bangladesh partnership. The Deputy Secretary’s engagements in Bangladesh will focus on advancing the common vision of a free, open, inclusive, peaceful, and secure Indo-Pacific region with shared prosperity for all; US-Bangladesh cooperation on Covid response and recovery efforts; and sustainable economic development.


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