A top American Senator has called for holding the next round of India-US Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi this year as against the scheduled venue of Washington, to show a good will gesture towards the new Narendra Modi-led government.
Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on Saturday arrived to take part in the sixth India-China Strategic Dialogue next week during which the two nations will review the status of bilateral relations and explore new initiatives to improve ties.
Top diplomats from India and China would have in-depth exchange of views on a range of issues, including stability in war-torn Afghanistan and New Delhi`s disquiet over the ballooning USD 35 billion trade deficit, during the sixth Strategic Dialogue here next week.
External Affairs Minister SM
Krishna on Tuesday said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will
be in India this July for the Indo-US Strategic Dialogue
during which issues related to defence and security will be
India and the US would hold the
second round of their Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi on April
6 during which Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would lead
the American side, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has
India and China today held their fourth round of strategic dialogue to discuss a host of issues such as New Delhi`s concerns relating to issuance of stapled visas by Beijing for Kashmiris and its bid for a permanent UNSC seat.
Refuting media reports that
the Headley episode had hijacked the last week`s Indo-US
Strategic Dialogue, a top American official has said that the
issue "did not even come up" during the discussion between the