U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
The inaugural U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, Washington, DC June 1-4, 2010
In addition to advancing global security and stability, delegates from India and the United States met in 18 dialogues during the four-day meeting to expand cooperation in trade and investment, science and technology, infrastructure investment, environmental sustainability, climate change, energy security, education, agriculture, food security, health care and empowerment. This was the first in a series of talks that will rotate between the U.S. and India.
- President Obama delivers remarks at the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, June 03, 2010
President Obama speaks on the future of the relationship between India and the United States at the State Department as part of the inaugural Strategic Dialogue between the U.S. and India.
- Secretary Clinton and Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna open the Plenary Session of the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, June 03, 2010
"We meet at a pivotal moment. For nearly two decades, India and the United States have worked intensively to build a strong, positive relationship, one that has delivered benefits to Indians, Americans, and people worldwide," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, June 03, 2010.
- Briefing on U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue
"As many of you know, the Secretary announced this dialogue last summer on her trip to India, following which Prime Minister Singh was invited by President Obama to be this Administration's first state visit in November to - again, to reaffirm the importance that we attach to our relations with India."- Robert O. Blake, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, May 28, 2010.
- India's Rise and the Promise of U.S.-Indian Partnership
"I watched with pride in the fall of 2008 as our two countries completed a civil nuclear agreement that helped transform our relationship, and I look forward to the new Strategic Dialogue that Secretary Clinton will launch with Minister Krishna two days from now -- the first high-level Dialogue of its kind between our two countries."- William J. Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, June 1, 2010. (BLOG, May 28, 2010)