India and US sign three cooperation agreements during President Trump’s visit

New Delhi: Three agreements were signed between the two countries during President Trump’s visit to India. These include fuel and health sector cooperation. The US President passed a verdict that the relations between India and the United States are at a never before height. Whereas, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the cooperation between India and the United States has become more comprehensive and he gave the credit for this developing cooperation to the policies of President Trump.

India and US sign three cooperation agreements during President Trump’s visitAfter the discussions between Prime Minister Modi and President Trump, both the leaders issued a joint statement. Prime Minister Modi expressed satisfaction over the developing cooperation between the two countries. New doors are opening for the Indo-US collaboration. After saying that India is purchasing oil from the United States, Prime Minister Modi expressed confidence that the cooperation in this sector will become more comprehensive.

Prime Minister Modi pointed out that the Indo-US cooperation in the energy, passenger aircraft, defence and higher education sectors has crossed USD 70 billion in the last four to five years. Prime Minister Modi said that the cooperation between the two countries on the military and strategic level has become more comprehensive and pointed out that the maximum joint war exercises held by the Indian military are with the US military.

The US President said that India has extraordinary importance on the international level and claimed that this importance would only increase with time. President Trump also said that both India and the United States have been a target of terrorism and these two countries will unite against terrorism in the future. But Trump adopted a very cautious stand while talking about terrorism in Pakistan, claiming that the Pakistan Prime Minister is fighting the problem of terrorism. President Trump once again proposed mediation in the Kashmir Issue. But Trump said that he would take the initiative only if India agrees.

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