US Army Chief to visit India next month

US Army Chief Raymond Odierno said he will visit India next month to expand the existing military to military co-operation between the two countries.

Updated: Jun 26, 2013, 08:42 AM IST

Washington: US Army Chief Raymond Odierno said he will visit India next month to expand the existing military to military co-operation between the two countries.

Terming the visit to be an "important relationship for the US", Odierno on Tuesday said that he would meet Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh and other defence officials during the visit.

"We will discuss many issues that we have in common to help each other grow as armies," he said.

Asserting that the US would continue to work and build on areas of common interests Odeirno said, "I will have a chance to go around the visit the Indian Army and I am looking forward to that very much".

PTI