Pompeo faces thorny issues on India visit from trade to Russia arms deals
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will tackle a host of delicate issues when he gets into New Delhi on Tuesday for talks with Indian leaders, from trade to India's long standing defence and energy ties to Russia and Iran.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. Pompeo also met NSA Ajit Doval and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in New Delhi. Pompeo is on a three-day visit to India.
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