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White House Press Secretary Says, President Trump Looking Forward to Meet Modi

by on June 13, 2017
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New Delhi: White House on Tuesday finally raises the curtain from the proposed meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narinder Modi. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer while talking to media said the Trump is looking forward to meeting Indian counterpart.

Elaborate the agenda of the meeting she said the two leaders will discuss ways to strengthen ties between US and India. Both the leaders will try to advance common priorities such as fighting terrorism, promoting economic growth and reforms, and security cooperation, etc. in the Indo-Pacific region,” he said adding that the meeting will be held on June 6.

Narender Modi has shown his willingness to work with Donald Trump and its government. Earlier in the month, Trump withdraws the US from the historic Paris Climate Agreement signed by over 190 other countries. Trump accused non-cooperation of India and China for quitting the agreement. The face-off between India and the US just before the meeting has made the uneasy situation especially when Modi wishes to raise the issue of an H1-B visa issue.

US Press Secretary said the two leaders will outline a common vision for the US-India partnership that’s worthy of India’s 1.6 billion citizens. She Said Trump and Modi have had series of phone conversations before the meeting. The will further discuss economic growth, terrorism in the face to face meeting.

Modi visited the US lastly under the regime of President Barak Obama and invited Obama as a chief guest on Republic Day. It is expected that this time, too, Modi will cash the opportunity to strengthen the ties between two countries. Sources said Prime Minister will address the Indian community in the Washington DC after the meeting with President Trump.

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