US Senator McCain meets Narendra Modi

Written by Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: Jul 5 2014, 03:18am hrs
The US has high level of expectations about a new momentum of Indias economic growth under the new government, a senior American Senator on Wednesday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi who expressed desire to take the relationship to a new level.

Senator John McCain who met Modi here conveyed the keen desire in the US to work with him to revitalise the India-US strategic partnership.

Modi said he hoped for forward looking visit to the US in September this year to take the relationship to a new level.

Prime Minister conveyed his desire to further deepen and expand the strategic partnership, based on our shared values and interests, sensitivity to each others concerns and tangible progress across the full spectrum of bilateral relations, said a statement by the PMO.

Modi added that the success of democratic countries and their cooperation will advance peace, stability and prosperity in the world.

The politicians also discussed the ongoing situation in Iraq and Afghanistan.