Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane held a telephonic conversation with his American counterpart Gen James C McConville on Tuesday, focusing on bilateral military cooperation as well as effectively dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Officials said Gen Naravane and Gen McConville discussed ways to expand cooperation between the two armies in specific areas in view of the evolving regional security scenario.
They also deliberated on effectively dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
“General MM Naravane #COAS had telephonic interaction with General James C. McConville, Chief of Staff of the Army #USArmy on Tuesday and discussed issues of bilateral defence cooperation,” the Indian Army said in a tweet.
General MM Naravane #COAS had telephonic interaction with General James C. McConville, Chief of Staff of the Army… https://t.co/YFltqhrOKw
— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) 1620807610000
The Indo-US defence ties have been on an upswing in the last few years.