The United States and India Strategic Dialogue

Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
May 21, 2010

The inaugural U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue will take place in Washington, DC June 1-4. On June 3, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Minister of External Affairs Sri S. M. Krishna will co-chair high-level interagency discussions at the State Department. Senior delegations from across both governments will come together to discuss a range of issues critical to our shared future, including agriculture, energy, education, trade, and counterterrorism. The delegations will also hold in-depth discussions on global and regional issues. Separate bilateral meetings, including between Cabinet members and Indian Ministers, will take place on the margins of the Dialogue.

India and the United States share defining interests and common values. The U.S.-India relationship has never been more promising. Secretary Clinton looks forward to welcoming Minister Krishna to Washington.

PRN: 2010/664