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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of External Affairs

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2704

TO BE ANSWERED ON 17.04.2008

 Issues Discussed with Us President.

2704.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-

(a) the specific issues discussed with US President and other officials during his recent visit to the US;

(b) whether any agreements were signed between the two Governments as a result of the discussions held; and

(c) if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER


THE MINISTER OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
(SHRI PRANAB MUKHERJEE)


(a) External Affairs Minister visited Washington, USA during 24-25 March 2008. He called on US President Mr George Bush and met his counterpart, US Secretary of State, Dr Condoleezza Rice and discussed all aspects of Indo-US relations including economic ties, defence cooperation and the civil nuclear agreement, as well as regional issues. Important international developments including climate change and the need for a successful conclusion of the Doha Round were also discussed.

(b) No.

(c) Does not arise.