US Defense Secretary calls on Modi

Washington, June 8 (IANS) US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in the US on the fourth leg of his five-nation tour, here.

“Deepening a multi-faceted partnership. US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter calls on PM @narendramodi,” Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted on Wednesday along with pictures of the meeting.

Earlier, Modi held bilateral talks with US President Barack Obama.

The two countries inked eight agreements, including in the sphere of defence and energy cooperation and counter-terrorism after talks between Modi and Obama in the White House here.

–IANS

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