Army Chief General MM Naravane held talks with Commander of US Special Operations Command General Richard D Clarke on Thursday, focussing on various key aspects of bilateral defence and security cooperation.
General Clarke is on a three-day visit to India. “General Richard D. Clarke, Commander United States Special Operations Command #USSOCOM called on General MM Naravane #COAS and discussed issues of mutual interest,” the Army said in a tweet.
Officials said various dimensions of bilateral defence cooperation, including ways to further deepen it, figured in the talks.
It is understood that General Naravane and General Clarke also briefly deliberated on the evolving situation in Afghanistan. Before meeting General Naravane, the US official laid a wreath at the National War Memorial.
“The visit will enhance defence cooperation and military ties between the two nations,” the Army said.