In 2022, India and the US are anticipated to maneuver ahead on a wide-ranging set of initiatives, together with struggle towards the pandemic, local weather change, QUAD, and new and rising applied sciences, the White Home mentioned on Monday.
“As , again in September, the (US) president (Joe Biden) hosted Prime Minister Modi on the White Home and their assembly was about launching a brand new chapter within the historical past of US-India relationship. At the moment, the 2 leaders laid out their shared imaginative and prescient for US-India relationship and (we) will proceed to work carefully this yr,” White Home Press Secretary Jen Psaki instructed reporters at her day by day information convention.
“You may anticipate our governments can be transferring ahead on a wide-ranging set of initiatives from cooperating to struggle the pandemic, scaling up motion to deal with local weather change, working bilaterally and thru the QUAD (Quadrilateral Safety Dialogue), increase our cooperation in commerce and funding, cyber, and in new and rising applied sciences,” Psaki mentioned.
She was responding to questions on the agenda of the Biden administration with regard to the India-US relationship in 2022.
“And persevering with to speak about as at all times, we’re targeted on strengthening the deep ties between our folks and our shared democratic values that underpin the connection. However clearly, we’re going to proceed to construct from right here,” Psaki mentioned.
In response to a different query on China’s aggressive behaviour on the border with India, she mentioned the US continues to observe the state of affairs.
“We proceed to carefully monitor the state of affairs. We proceed to assist dialogue and peaceable decision of those border disputes. We’ve been fairly clear how we view Beijing’s behaviour within the area world wide. We consider it may be destabilising, and we’re involved by the PRC’s try to intimidate its neighbours,” she mentioned.
“We’ll proceed to face with our companions on that,” Psaki added.