US envoy meets Eastern Army commander, talks security matters

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US envoy meets Eastern Army commander, talks security mattersUS Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster met Eastern Army commander Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan on Monday and discussed regional and global security matters concerning the two countries, a defence official said.

The meeting at Fort William here was aimed at strengthening defence cooperation between the two nations to put up a united fight against terrorism, the official said.

"The visit of the ambassador to the Eastern Command headquarters signifies the growing strategic partnership between the two leading armies of the world, who are also important partners in bilateral training and various fora for Indo-US defence engagement," the official added.