Establishing the first top-level contact between New Delhi and the Joe Biden regime, India’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday spoke with his US counterpart Jake Sullivan congratulating him on his appointment.
Doval underscored that as leading democracies, with an abiding faith in an open and inclusive world order, India and the US were uniquely positioned to work closely on regional and international issues including combating the scourge of terrorism, maritime security, cyber space and peace and stability in the Indo-pacific region and beyond.
NSA Sullivan said the US was looking forward to working together on the bilateral agenda and the common global challenges.
The two NSAs agreed to work closely to further advance India-US relations, which are built on shared values and common strategic and security interests. They highlighted the need t address challenges in the post COVID era and further expand the comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership