India-U.S. 2+2 meeting

  1. Indian and U.S. officials will hold a 2+2 intersessional and the Maritime Security Dialogue in California,USA.
  2. 2+2 is a format of dialogue where the defense and foreign ministers or secretaries meet with their counterparts from another country.
  3. The 2+2 Dialogue between India and US aims to enhance strategic coordination between both countries and maintaining peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
  4. The 4th US-India Maritime Security Dialogue will also be held where two sides will exchange views on maritime developments in the Indo-Pacific region and consider steps to further strengthen bilateral maritime security cooperation.
  5. These interactions will lay the groundwork for the visit of India’s External Affairs Minister and Defense Minister to the U.S.