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11:15 pm - Sunday November 19, 2017

Tillerson visit to strengthen Indo-US partnership : MEA

Agencies, New Delhi

India on Wednesday asserted that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s ongoing visit to India will help “strengthen” strategic partnership between two countries.

“Strengthening strategic partnership. EAM @SushmaSwaraj welcomes US Secretary of State Tillerson, his first India visit as Secretary of State,” MEA spokesman Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

After his interaction with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here, Mr Tillerson will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and hold crucial round of talks.

Mr Tillerson arrived here on Tuesday evening on his maiden three-day visit with prior hints that Washington wants to give greater role to New Delhi in its Afghanistan policy.

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