Manmohan Singh likely to meet Obama in London on sidelines of G20 meet

March 12th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI  

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New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to meet with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G-20 meeting in London next month.

Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon said in Washington that officials of two countries are also discussing a visit by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to India in near future.

I hope that both (Obama and Singh) would be meeting. We are looking forward to that. It’’s an important conversation, he said wrapping his four-day visit to the US.

Menon said India and the US are satisfied with the present relationship, but both want to do much more.

This was the first high level Indo-US interaction in the Obama Administration.

Menon had 15 meetings with the top officials of the Obama Administration and National Security Advisor James Jones, during his four days of stay in Washington.

He also met the top Congressional leaders including Senator John Kerry, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and his counterpart in the House of Representative Congressman Howard Berman. (ANI)

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