Page 41 - IACC Newsletter March-April 2014 Issue 03

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In the News:
Senator John McCain calls on PM, conveys US desire to revitalize strategic
partnership
Senator McCain conveyed the high level of expectations in the United States about a new momentum in India’s
economic growth and all-round progress under the new Government and wished Prime Minister all success in this
endeavor. He also conveyed the keen desire in the United States to work with Prime Minister Modi to revitalize the
India-U.S. Strategic Partnership.
Prime Minister conveyed his desire to further deepen and expand the strategic partnership, based on our shared values
and interests; sensitivity to each other’s concerns; and, tangible progress across the full spectrum of bilateral relations.
Prime Minister also observed that success of democratic countries and their cooperation will advance peace, stability
and prosperity in the world. Shri. Modi hoped for a forward looking, result-oriented visit to the United States in
September 2014 to take the relationship to a new level.
The situation in Iraq and Afghanistan was discussed. The Prime Minister expressed concern over the increased threat of
terrorism across the world, and reiterated that the fight against terror should be a global priority for humanitarian
forces.
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