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China refuses to comment on India-US Defence Pact

China refuses to comment on India-US Defence Pact

China has happily welcomed the Defence pact between India-US which is the result of the recently held 2+2 Dialogue between India and US. 
China has refused to comment on the landmark security pact of America and Indian Defence services.
This Communication, Compatibility, security agreement was signed after the first 2+2 talks external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman had with US secretary of state Michael Pompeo and defence Secretary James Mattis.
About the agreement of India-US meetings and COMCASA agreement, the spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry said, “As to the 2+2 consultations between India and US we have see the normal bilateral relations between the two sides and we also hope that in this process they will do more to promote regional peace and stability.”
When asked about the COMCASA agreement between two countries, China chose not to answer.
On the India-US call for maritime freedom in the Indo-Pacific region Hua said, "About the security navigation in the sea, we uphold the legal rights entitled in the international law and also hope the parties can ensure deal of real navigation freedom.”
India- US have signed pact to maritime cooperation in 2+2 talks in concert with other partners toward advancing a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region. The two countries also discussed cross-Border terrorism and called on Pakistan for stop making his region a home for terrorism and terriosts.

What more happened at 2+2 Talks?
India and United States are taking collective efforts to enhance their Defence ties in the “2+2” dialogue meeting which is held for two consecutive days (6 & 7 September).
Among the Defence ties, United States is hoping to finalize an agreement on a communications framework that would allow for securely sharing information, HIB visa, tariffs and trade among others.
The Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (COMCASA) has long been a demand of the United States and would open the door for Washington to sell sensitive defense equipment to India, like the armed version of Guardian drones.
At the end of the meeting, USA and India issued a joint statement criticizing the attacks of Mumbai, Pathankot, Uri and other cross border and even pin pointed on Pakistan to make sure that it does not becomes a home for upcoming, budding terrorists, making conspiracies against other nations.
During the dialogue that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had with US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo and US Defence Secretary James Mattis, the two countries also decided to set up hotlines.