India, U.S resolves to deepen multi-faceted strategic partnership

| Updated: Feb 16, 2017 03:14 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 15 (ANI): External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday resolved to work together closely to further expand and deepen the multi-faceted strategic partnership between the two countries. During a telephonic conversation today, the two leaders emphasized that close and strong relations between India and the U.S. were not only in mutual interest but also had regional and global significance. They agreed to intensify cooperation in various sectors, including defence and security, energy and economy. Swaraj and Tillerson also agreed to follow-up the firm resolve expressed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump to cooperate closely in the global fight against terrorism. (ANI)