The Diplomat – It’s Official: India’s Modi Will Meet Trump At Last

The United States’ large trade deficit with India will surely be a topic of conversation. Unlike President Xi of China and Prime Minister Abe of Japan, PM Modi will not join President Trump for a personal visit to his Florida club, Mar-a-Lago.

June 14, 2017

‘Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet U.S. President Donald J. Trump during a two-day state visit to Washington, D.C., from June 25 to 26. The visit will mark the first meeting between the two leaders and thus the highest level of U.S.-India engagement since the Obama administration left office.

According to a statement released by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, Modi “will hold official talks with President Trump on June 26.” The talks “will provide a new direction for deeper bilateral engagement on issues of mutual interest and consolidation of multi-dimensional strategic partnership between India and the [United States],” according to the Indian statement.’

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