Pompeo was joined by US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, and their Indian counterparts Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman.
"The ministers announced their intent to increase information-sharing efforts on known or suspected terrorists and to implement UN Security Council Resolution 2396 on returning foreign terrorist fighters", a joint statement issued after the talks said. Our discussions have paved the way for a new era in India-US defence and strategic engagement.
But with trade and strategic ties growing quickly between the USA and India, both countries have been eager to downplay potential diplomatic troubles. Isn't it a heady thought that the United States could be India's "silent partner" in any conflict in Doklam? "That doesn't mean we don't respect the sovereignty of those nations".
"Without our permission, the U.S. will not be able to share the details with any other country", said a source, adding the United States will not be able to force India to make any procurement of military hardware because of signing of the pact.
"We're asking all of our partners, not just India, to reduce to zero oil imports from Iran and so I'm confident that will be part of our conversation with India", the official told reporters accompanying Pompeo.
Mr Pompeo and Mr Mattis will also call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the visit.
Sitharaman said the COMCASA will enhance India's defence preparedness.
Sitharaman at the press conference had said: "We have acquired various advanced defence platforms from the US".More news: Duterte apologises for cursing Obama
The defence and security cooperation between the United States and India is on an upswing in the last few months. "In one sense, it makes clear that the wind in the U.S. -India sail is strong, whatever differences there might be".
The presence of USA troops in Afghanistan has heightened US sensitivity to the rivalry between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan.
He recalled Modi's words that nations should be free from impossible debt burdens caused by others.
India's trade ties with sanctions-hit Iran and Russian Federation have been a key sticking point between the two sides in recent months.
"In the 10th anniversary of the 26/11 attacks, we recognised the importance of justice and retribution for the masterminds behind this terrorist attack", she said.Sitharaman, in her remarks, said India and the United States were committed to work together to combat the "persistent threat of terrorism" and other shared security challenges.
In his remarks, Pompeo said both sides should continue to ensure freedom of the seas and work towards peaceful resolutions of maritime disputes. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says, "I am delighted to be making my first trip to India as Secretary of State, sixteen weeks into my time".
Raja Mohan downplayed reports in the US and Indian media that Trump has mimicked Modi's accent in meetings with his top officials.
The foreign minister said the agreement would also speed up India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group, an organization of nuclear supplier countries that seeks to prevent nuclear proliferation by controlling the export of materials. Khan said later he was optimistic he could reset the relationship with Washington after the US cut aid payments over Islamabad's alleged failure to combat the country's militants.