Rajnath Singh, India’s Def minister tweeted: “Spoke with my US counterpart, @SecDef Austin & conveyed my warm wishes on his appointment.
We reiterated our firm commitment to deepen India-US defence cooperation. We exchanged views on regional and global issues of mutual interest to strengthen our strategic partnership.”
The same was also tweeted by US def sec Austin:”Had a great call with the Minister of Defence of India,
. We affirmed our commitment to bilateral cooperation and pledged to sustain momentum in growing defense cooperation. Looking forward to a productive relationship.”.