Barack Obama-Manmohan Singh summit

Barack Obama-Manmohan Singh summit

US President Barack Obama and Dr Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India held discussions yesterday at Washington DC for 50 minutes.on a wide range of issues from AFPak security concerns to nuclear deal.

Among the assurances that the Indian side reported receiving from Obama was that the US would work through the legal process to provide access to LeT terrorist David Headley and also seek continued Indian support in the developmental efforts in Afghanistan.

Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who briefed the media on the Obama-Singh meeting said the US President told Prime Minister Singh that he fully understood India’s concerns about the security situation in the region and assured him that “there is no country in the world where the opportunities for a strong strategic partnership are greater and more important to him and the United States” than the one with India.


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