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.’