US army commander calls on Gen Rawat

A commander of the US special operations command, general Raymond Thomas, Friday called on the army chief, general Bipin Rawat here to discuss a range of security-related issues.

According to a handout issued by the press information bureau, general Thomas is on an official visit to India.

“Both the generals deliberated on the developing regional security environment, issue of global terrorism and Pakistan’s continued support to terrorism,” the statement read, adding: “Acknowledging India’s role in peace and stability in the region, general Raymond emphasised on the need for further military cooperation in the field of technology and military-to-military exchanges between the two countries.”

The statement read that in the current scenario, “the Indian army remains fully prepared for emerging challenges. In the last three weeks, disinformation campaign by the adversary on digital media has increased. All ranks have been well-sensitised of these disinformation campaigns and all ranks can see through the lie, deceit and deception of the terror sponsors.”