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Washington DC [US], April 28 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke with Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday in a phone call to discuss the drawdown of US activity in neighboring Afghanistan.
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New Delhi [India], March 20 (ANI): India is an increasingly important partner amid today's rapidly shifting international dynamics, said US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Saturday and added that the ties between Washington and New Delhi are a "stronghold of a free and open Indo-Pacific
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Washington [US], February 11 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) announced the launch of a new China task force that will provide recommendations on military strategy to the Department of Defense (DoD) to counter growing challenges posed by Beijing.
Washington [US], February 9 (ANI): The US Senate on Monday (local time) confirmed Kathleen Hicks as Deputy Defense Secretary, making her the first woman to be confirmed by the Senate to the post.
Washington [US], February 6 (ANI): Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reaffirmed mutual commitment to a strong partnership between the United States and Afghanistan and the importance of making urgent progress on the Afghan peace process during a call on Friday (local time) with Afghan Presid
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Washington DC [US], January 30 (ANI): US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in his first conversation with Italian counterpart Lorenzo Guerini on Friday discussed global security challenges, including China and Russia.
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Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI): Highlighting the need to build on shared values between US and India, newly-appointed Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday emphasised Washington's commitment to the Major Defense Partnership with New Delhi, during his phone conversation with De
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Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): While reiterating the threat posed by China to the US, President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin on Tuesday (local time) said during his Senate confirmation hearing that he will operationalise India's "Major Defence Partner"
Washington [US], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin, said during his Senate confirmation hearing that he will review the US force presence in the Middle East to address challenges from Russia and China.
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Washington [US], December 10 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Wednesday (local time) formally introduced retired Army General Lloyd Austin as their nominee for Secretary of Defense during an event in Wilmington, Delaware.
Washington [US], December 9 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday (local time) formally named retired General Lloyd Austin as his Secretary of Defense nominee, reported CNN.
Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday selected retired Army General Lloyd Austin, former commander of US Central Command, to be his Secretary of Defense, a source familiar with the decision informed CNN.