External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar who is currently touring United States met US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss a range of issues with focus on growing strategic bilateral ties. Developments in Kashmir also figured in talks, the US State Department said Wednesday.

Jaishankar and Mike Pompeo met at the Foggy Bottom headquarters of the US State Department on Monday. A readout of the meeting by the State Department was issued two days later.

The two leaders “discussed a range of issues, including the growing US-India strategic relationship, developments in Kashmir, and global issues of concern”, the US State Department said.

“They also discussed plans to advance our complementary visions of a free and open Indo-Pacific region following the successful Quadrilateral Consultations on the margins of the UN General Assembly last week,” said a readout of their meeting.