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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi Meets with Prime Minister Modi of India to Discuss Strengthening the Special Relationship Between the United States and India

August 9, 2017
Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL –  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi met one-on-one with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Indian capital to discuss the special relationship between the United States and India.  The formal talks were held at the Prime Minister's official residence.

“It was an honor to meet Prime Minister Modi and to discuss ways we can strengthen the special relationship between the world’s oldest and largest democracies,” said Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi. “From billions in economic trade between our nations to our essential security partnership and ongoing cultural exchanges, the U.S.-India relationship is one of the most important in the world, and will only become more so in the coming century."

“The United States and India are joined not only by our common interests and culture, but also by our shared commitment to the values of liberty, justice, and democracy. I look forward to helping to bolster the special ties between our countries for our mutual benefit in the years to come."