India, US ready to break down limits in defense cooperation

Current Affairs

  • India and the United States have elevated their strategic partnership with the launch of the initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology or iCET, the White House said as National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met his US counterpart, Jake Sullivan.
  • India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is meeting with his counterpart Jake Sullivan at the White House.
  • The White House said in a statement that Innovation Bridge will connect both countries’ defense startups.
  • It said both countries affirm that the ways in which technology is designed, developed, governed, and used should be shaped by our shared democratic values and respect for universal human rights.
  • According to the statement, the two sides discussed opportunities for greater cooperation in critical and emerging technologies, co-development and coproduction, and ways to deepen connectivity across our innovation ecosystems.

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