John Kerry arrives in India on three-day visit

Published: 23rd June 2013 06:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd June 2013 09:01 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived on his first official visit here Sunday and will chair the inter-agency delegation on the fourth annual US-India Strategic Dialogue.

During his three-day visit here, Kerry will address a gathering at India Habitat Centre on US-India Strategic Partnership. On Monday, he meets External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid for the dialogue, after which both will hold a joint press conference.

He will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday. He leaves Tuesday.

The India-US Strategic Dialogue, launched in 2009, is a forum to discuss the gamut of US-India cooperation on bilateral and regional issues.

The visit is the first major high-level engagement between the two sides during President Barack Obama's second term.

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