PM Modi, US envoy Nikki Haley discuss India-US cooperation in counter-terrorism

27 June 2018, 10:56 PM
PM Modi, US envoy Nikki Haley discuss India-US cooperation in counter-terrorism (Photo: Twitter)
PM Modi, US envoy Nikki Haley discuss India-US cooperation in counter-terrorism (Photo: Twitter)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday discussed ways to enhance India-US cooperation in various fields, including counter-terrorism and multilateral fora.

“RT @USUN: Great discussion with Prime Minister @narendramodi on trade, defense, regional security, and strengthening our partnership. As the world’s oldest and largest democracies, our friendship is strong,” the US ambassador tweeted. 

Haley, who is on a visit to India, called on PM Modi and noted the deepening relations between India and the US particularly in strategic and defence sectors.

“Both the dignitaries discussed ways to enhance India-US cooperation, including on counter-terrorism and in multilateral fora. They expressed confidence that strong India-US partnership will continue to be an important factor for global peace and prosperity,” a PMO statement said.

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Haley conveyed greetings from President Trump, during the meeting. PM Modi requested the US ambassador to convey his best wishes to President Trump and warmly recalled their earlier meetings and interactions.

Modi appreciated President Donald Trump’s South Asia and Indo-Pacific strategies and commended his initiative for denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.

(With inputs from agencies)

First Published: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 09:28 PM
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