Tillerson in India: U.S. secy meets Sushma Swaraj, pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

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New Delhi. Oct 25 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, on Wednesday, met Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi. The two leaders discussed strengthening of cooperation between two nations in various fields of security, energy and trade. U.S. Secretary of State also paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Gandhi Smriti. The U.S. Secretary of State's visit to India is a part of a six-day tour that includes Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Switzerland. Before his visit to India, Tillerson had said that the Trump administration wanted to "dramatically deepen" cooperation with New Delhi, seeing it as a key partner in the face of China's growing influence in Asia.

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