Even as it slapped sanctions
against North Korea, the Obama Administration has said it
ready to engage with them, but the onus for this lies on
Pyongyang; which has to show that the talks would be
President Pratibha Patil on Saturday said commitment of China`s top leadership, including her counterpart Hu Jintao, to strengthen Sino-Indian ties was evident during the "wide-ranging" and "constructive" talks she had with them.