WASHINGTON – India’s national security advisor, a low-key visit to Washington earlier this week to meet with a senior assistant of President-elect Donald Trump in a sign of New Delhi’s desire to forge close ties with the incoming U.S. government.
India’s Ajit Doval met for more than an hour Monday with Michael Flynn, Trump’s national security advisor. Indian diplomats say Doval and Flynn discussed their respective security priorities, including the fight against terrorism.
The diplomats spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the forthcoming meeting.
New Delhi hopes to be an Asset administration will take a tougher line against the Islamic turkey by India’s rival Pakistan, but probably also has concerns about the recent call between the Trumpet and the pakistani prime minister. Pakistan said that Trump described the country as “amazing.”