Rajnath Singh Holds Telephonic Conversation With U.S. Defence  Secretary
File photo of Rajnath Singh in New Delhi (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)

Rajnath Singh Holds Telephonic Conversation With U.S. Defence Secretary

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a telephonic conversation with his U.S. counterpart Mark T Esper on Tuesday during which he raised the issue of cross-border terrorism directed against India, officials said.

Singh also conveyed to Esper that issues relating to abrogation of provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution are internal matters of India.

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"The U.S. secretary of defence appreciated India's position that the recent developments in Jammu & Kashmir are internal matter of India. He hoped that any issue between India and Pakistan will be resolved bilaterally," one of the officials said.

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