The Biden administration aims to further strengthen America’s military partnership with India. He said that the action taken by Pakistan on anti-India terror groups (Jaish-e-Muhammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba) is incomplete. Austin has said that terrorists will not find shelter on the land of Pakistan, pressure will also be put on Pakistan for this.
Retired General Lloyd Austin appeared before the Senate Ordnance Committee on Tuesday to get his name stamped. During this, in response to a question, he said, ‘I will retain the status of India’s major defense partner even further. Not only this, but cooperation will also remain unchanged for the mutual interests of the US and the Indian Army.
Austin said they would also try to strengthen and broaden defense cooperation between India and the US through the Quad Security Dialogue and other regional meetings. Austin said he feels Pakistan has taken steps to fulfill US requests in support of the Afghanistan peace process.