Secretary Tillerson's Meeting With Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj

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Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 22, 2017


The below is attributable to Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

Secretary Tillerson met with Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj today in New York, where they discussed further strengthening the U.S.-India political and economic partnership. The Secretary thanked the Minister for India’s contributions to stability and development in Afghanistan and the region. The Minister and the Secretary also discussed the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which the United States and India will co-host in Hyderabad, November 28-30. Secretary Tillerson and Minister Swaraj also looked forward to convening a 2+2 dialogue alongside Minister of Defence Sitharaman and Secretary of Defense Mattis in the near future.