The USA has plenty of shared pursuits and shared values with India, and this was reiterated in the course of the latest go to of the Secretary of State Antony Blinken to New Delhi, his spokesperson mentioned Monday.
“I believe you heard from us on the time, it was the Secretary’s first alternative as Secretary of State to journey to India. It was additionally a possibility for us to discover ways in which we are able to strengthen and deepen the great world strategic partnership that we’ve got, with India,” State Division spokesperson Ned Worth instructed reporters at his each day information convention.
“The opposite level that we made, is that we’ve got plenty of shared pursuits and shared values with the federal government of India,” he mentioned responding to a query on the latest go to of Blinken to India.
“We now have talked about this by way of our financial ties, by way of our commerce ties, by way of our cooperation on local weather, by way of regional safety points, by way of India’s position as an necessary member of the Quad and our joint cooperation to place an finish to the COVID-19 pandemic, together with with the improved vaccine manufacturing functionality that the Quad arrived at earlier this yr,” Worth mentioned.
President Joe Biden is “very a lot wanting ahead” to a leader-level Quad summit later this yr, he mentioned.
However, with all that, America’s relationship with India is one which additionally extends to the Indian individuals.
“The ties between the American individuals and the Indian individuals are deep, they’re enduring, they’re predicated on familial ties, they’re predicated on mutual respect for each other’s heritage and tradition. These are additionally ties that had been on full show, throughout not solely the conferences with our authorities counterparts but additionally with components of civil society and the secretary as he virtually all the time does, had a possibility to go to the embassy, in New Delhi,” he mentioned.
“And to thank not solely the American diplomats who’re there but additionally the Indian nationwide who’re so necessary and so very important to our mission to deepen and strengthen that complete world strategic partnership,” he added.
(With PTI inputs)
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