Tillerson eyes 100-year partnership with India


US SECRETARY of state Rex Tillerson said before a visit to India next week that the Trump administration wanted to “dramatically deepen” cooperation with New Delhi, seeing it as a key partner in the face of negative Chinese influence in Asia. In an upbeat speech yesterday (18), US president Donald Trump’s chief diplomat outlined a vision for a 100-year “strategic partnership” between Washington and New Delhi. Washington and Delhi have been building stronger ties for some time, but Tillerson made one of the clearest cases that the “shared values” underpinning the relationship make India and the United States ideal partners.…

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