Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States of America on a visit to India

New Delhi, July 26, 2021: U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, will visit India on 27 and 28 July 2021.

This is Secretary Blinken’s first visit to India after assuming charge as U.S. Secretary of State.

On 28 July, he will meet the External Affairs Minister and the National Security Advisor.

Secretary Blinken’s visit is an opportunity to continue the high-level bilateral dialogue and bolster the India-US global strategic partnership, said the Ministry of External Affairs in a press note.

The note further stated:

Both sides will review the robust and multifaceted India-US bilateral relations, and potential for consolidating them further during the visit of Antony Blinken.

Discussions will focus on regional and global issues of mutual interest – including recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indo-Pacific region, Afghanistan and cooperation in the UN.

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