According to the latest reports from the White House, US President Barack Obama will meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Monday. Ben Rhodes who is the senior Obama national security claimed on Thursday that the discussions would include issues related to a major climate conference, where countries are being asked to set emissions targets.
The two world leaders were seen having cordial talks in New Delhi earlier in 2015, that resulted in strengthening the bond and mutual understanding between India and US that had been strained by a series of diplomatic upsets in late 2013.Heading to New York for the UN General Assembly, Modi will address a sustainable development forum before travelling to Silicon Valley seeking to promote his country as open for business.
The schedule includes Obama’s arrival in New York on Sunday afternoon, addressing the General Assembly on Monday and leaving the city on Tuesday afternoon. The White House has already announced he would meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, and said further bilateral meetings could be added in the coming days.
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