US President Barack Obama's proposed visit to India, to be the chief guest at the 2015 Republic Day celebrations, is a great opportunity to strengthen and expand bilateral strategic partnership, top American administration officials and experts have said.
Setting the tone for US President Barack Obama's November visit to Beijing, US National Security Adviser Susan Rice said that the President's Beijing trip will be an "important milestone" that will further deepen US-China ties.
The US strongly supports efforts by India and Pakistan to expand bilateral trade and commercial ties as it will help in broadening support base for normalisation of their relationship, a top American official said on Saturday.
President Barack Obama`s national security adviser Susan Rice played host to a series of meetings with Israeli officials last week to try to gain their support for an interim deal with Iran aimed at containing Tehran`s nuclear program.
Dismissing claims that Edward Snowden`s leaks have weakened Barack Obama`s presidency, US Ambassador Susan Rice said that the United States will remain the most influential and powerful country in the world.