India can play a more weighty role in Indo-Pacific region: U.S.

India can play a more weighty role in Indo-Pacific region: U.S.

 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
1   0   0   0
Write Review
19THBUUSFLAG.jpg
The U.S. on Monday said that India has the “capability and potential” to play a more weighty role in the Indo-Pacific region.

Briefing reporters on the Trump administration’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Alex Wong said it is in the U.S.’ interest as well as of the entire region that India plays an increasingly weighty role in the region.

“India as a nation has invested in a free and open order. It is a democracy. It is a nation that can anchor free and open order in the Indo-Pacific region. And it’s our policy to ensure that India does play that role and that it becomes over time a more influential player in the region,” Mr. Wong said.

The use of term Indo-Pacific, as against Asia Pacific previously, by the Trump administration, he said “acknowledges the historical reality and the current day reality that South Asia and in particular, India plays a key role” in the Pacific, in East Asia and Southeast Asia.

“That has been true for thousands of years and it’s true today,” he said.

“India for sure has the capability and potential to play a more weighty role,” Mr. Wong said in response to a question adding that this role is on all fronts, whether it is security, economic or diplomatic.

“I think one great example that you’ve seen recently is that Prime Minister [Narendra] Modi invited the leaders of ASEAN to New Delhi for national (Republic) day,” the top State Department official said.

The presence of ASEAN leaders at the Republic Day was a truly significant sign of the increasing ties that India is pursuing particularly in Southeast Asia.

“It is not just India that is pursuing a greater engagement with East Asia and Southeast Asia, there are a number of crisscrossing strategies throughout the region,” he said.




   





The first year of the Trump Administration, he said, was for introducing the strategic concept to the region; which is free and open Indo-Pacific Strategy. The rest of the years of the Trump administration is the implementation of those strategy, he said.



Source:http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/india-can-play-a-more-weighty-role-in-indo-pacific-region-us/article23421165.ece

User reviews

There are no user reviews for this listing.
Already have an account? or Create an account
Movie Reviews

Race 3 Hindi Movie Review, Rating -2/5

Jun 15, 2018 59
Bottom Line: Close to reality, Salman races on screen this time to kill the audience.

Sammohanam (2018) Telugu Movie Review, Rating -2.5/5

Jun 15, 2018 67
Bottom Line: A light-hearted take on the life of actresses, which ends as a fair attempt,…

Naa Nuvve Telugu Movie Review, Rating -2.25/5

Jun 14, 2018 61
Bottom Line: Tamannaah alone shines in this visually and musically appealing lackluster…
Restaurant Reviews

The Honest to Goodness Truth on Assignment Write

Jun 13, 2018 39
assignment write
Assignment writing will probably demand the exact. You'll get your assignment clear of…

Top How to Use Essay Typer Tips!

May 30, 2018 67
Default Image
Research is not something which happens. The incremental procedure for thesis prep may be…

Maharaja Indian Restaurant

Oct 13, 2016 1322
The RestaurantMaharaja (the Emperor) Indian Restaurant serves a variety of savory…
Latest Yellow Pages
Mar 06, 2018

Andhramess Allen

Andhra Mess– Is the most popular South Indian Restaurant situated in Allen, US. We have…
Dec 04, 2017

Best deals on International flights

IndianEagle.com is an innovative online travel company that enables its customers to book…
Sep 05, 2017

Roy Photography

Experienced in Indian and South-Asian Weddings and event photo and video services. Speaks…
Aug 02, 2017

Pista House

Pista House is known for meeting the diverse needs of customers thanks to its use of best…
Latest Classifieds
Jun 19, 2018

Enjoy a Healthier Life with our Organic & Natural Food Range

MyHomeGrocers is leading online store that offers 100% natural & organic products at best…
Jun 15, 2018

Say No To Heavy Shopping Bags Shop all Your Grocery Needs Online

Say No To Heavy Shopping Bags Shop All Your Grocery Needs Online
Jun 12, 2018

Ramadan Special OUR GRAND SALE FOR VEGGIES AND FRUITS THIS WEEK

Ramadan Special OUR GRAND SALE FOR VEGGIES AND FRUITS THIS WEEK!BEAT THE SUMMER WITH…
Jun 04, 2018

DEVOPS Training Schedule (Weekend Batch).

DEVOPS Training Schedule (Weekend Batch). Training Type: Online Live Interactive Training…
Training
Default Image
Feb 03, 2018

DevOps Online Training Live Demo Feb 05, 2018(Monday) @7.00am IST

DevOps Online Training Live Demo Feb 05, 2018(Monday) @7.00am IST For USA Students Feb…
Default Image
Jan 31, 2018

selenium Training - learntek

Learntek: Selenium Training Schedule. Course Title: Selenium Training. Training Type:…
Jan 25, 2018

SAP Simple Finance Training by SAP Certified Industry Experts

We provide services throughout USA, UK, Australia,UAE, Canada, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand,…
Jan 04, 2018

Tableau Training Institute in Noida

Tableau computing device is a business intelligence andinformation visualization tool…