US Secy of Defence Mark Esper and US Secy of State Mike Pompeo on India-US 2+2 Dialogue

At the inauguration of the India-US 2+2 bilateral dialogue, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in his speech that there was a need to confront China highlighting the capabilities of the US defense sector. “We have a lot to discuss today, from cooperating on defeating the pandemic that originated in Wuhan, to confronting the Chinese Communist Party’s threats to security and freedom, to promoting peace and stability throughout the region,” he said.
US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper also addressed the meeting and said in his speech, “We discussed key opportunities to expand our efforts on regional security concerns and to advance our defense priorities, to include increasing information sharing and mutual logistics operations between our militaries."