Tillersons three-day India visit from Tuesday

 SMTV Desk 2017-10-23 22:33:42  US Secretary,Rex Tillerson,India,Narendra Modi
Tillersons three-day India visit from Tuesday

New Delhi, Oct 23: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will arrive here on Tuesday on a three-day maiden official visit to India, during which he will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.On Wednesday, he will hold a meeting with Sushma Swaraj before calling on Modi, according to the External Affairs Ministry.Tillerson is on a five-nation visit from October 20-27, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, and Switzerland, according to the US State Department.Ahead of his visit to New Delhi, Tillerson, in a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, put both China and Pakistan on notice by saying that Beijing s provocative actions in the South China Sea and Indo-Pacific regions went against international norms and rules the US and India stood for.He categorically said that Washington expected Islamabad to take "decisive action" against terrorist groups operating within Pakistan s boundaries.