India, US held talks in five major categories: Foreign Secretary

Kusum Tewari

NEW DELHI: India and the US held talks in five major categories – security, defence, energy, technology and people to people contact, with President
Donald Trump assuring India highest consideration for collaboration in defence sector, foreign secretary
Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Tuesday.

Shringla told reporters that the two countries have also decided to set up working groups on curbing
narcotics trafficking and reinvigorating homeland security, he told reporters.

“President Trump has assured highest consideration to India for procurement, technology and joint collaboration in defence sector,” he said.

Trump and Prime Minister
Narendra Modi held talks for five hours to arrive at a slew of agreements, Shringla said.

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