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Indian Defense Minister Visits Pentagon  by (Carla Babb) Monday August 29 th , 2016  at  7:58 PM Voice Of America 1 Share U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter welcomed Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar to the Pentagon on Monday, ahead of key joint exercises taking place in India next month. The U.S. designated India as a major defense partner during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's June visit to Washington. During Carter and Parrikar’s bilateral meeting, the two defense leaders are expected to discuss a key logistics agreement that will enable U.S. and Indian forces to use each other's bases for repair and replenishment of supplies. The meeting also comes ahead of key annual exercises in India between U.S. and Indian forces. The joint drills, dubbed Yudh Abhyas, will take place in the mountains of northern India next month, Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza, who commands the Army's I Corps on the U.S. Pacific coast, told