New Delhi: US envoy to India Eric Garcetti
on Monday advocated New Delhi and Washington should deepen their artificial intelligence
(AI) conversation and referred to potential collaboration in the Indian Ocean Region
to harness critical minerals.Pointing out that India
and the US have initiated important steps towards strengthening their defence partnership, Garcetti said the two countries are committed to promoting resilient and rules-based international order to safeguard “free, open and inclusive” Indo-Pacific.
Speaking at a select media briefing here organised by think-tank ORF, Garcetti said, “I think the joint statement (2+2 Dialogue) reflects both countries’ resolve to promote resilient rules-based international order to safeguard free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific through the Quad and other metrics, global issues.”