Rice reaches Delhi to discuss Mumbai terror attacks

December 3rd, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS  

Manmohan SinghNew Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived here Wednesday on a daylong visit to underline her country’s full support to India in the fight against terrorism.India is likely to share emerging evidence against elements in Pakistan in the Nov 26 Mumbai terror attack when External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee meets Rice.

Besides Mukherjee, Rice will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and discuss ways to deepen cooperation between the two countries in combating terrorism.

Rice is also likely to meet Home Minister P. Chidambaram and National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan.

India is expecting Rice to put pressure on Pakistan to deliver his promise acting against the terrorists responsible for the Mumbai carnage.

At least 183 people, including 22 foreigners, were killed in the multiple strikes in Mumbai that began on a Wednesday night and went on till Saturday.

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