US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet PM Modi to talk on Iran’s tension

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Talks on Missile deals with Russia, Fuel import from Iran, H1B Visas, and Terrorism are likely to happen


US Secretary of state in Trump administration Mike Pompeo will meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister S Jaishankar. Talks on Missile deals with Russia, Fuel import from Iran, H-1B Visas and Terrorism are likely to happen during the meeting of India’s foreign minister to US Secretary of State.

This is the first high-level visit in the Modi 2.0 government.

This is the first high-level visit after the Narendra Modi government was brought in power for the second term. This meeting comes ahead of the big G-20 summit which is scheduled to be held on 28-29 June 2019 at Osaka, Japan.

S Jaishankar

S Jaishankar will be hosting lunch for the US dignitary today afternoon. Jaishankar said, “This meeting is going to be an important meeting which India is going to take with a positive attitude. We will talk about trade between the two countries. Both the countries have own interest, so little conflicts are obvious. We will try to use diplomacy to find common ground.”

US has concern over India’s deal with Russia

The US has opposed India’s $5 billion deal with Russia and put sanctions against them along with Iran who provides oil to India at a lower price. The US has asked India not to import oil from Iran because of their diplomatic tensions in the last few days. After the instructions of US, India decreased the import of oil tankers from Iran.

India will clear the stand on these issues today to Mike Pompeo in the afternoon visit.

Not increasing the cap on issuing of H-1B visas

As per the sources, Trump administration will assure India that the US is not going to impose a cap on the issuing of the H-1B Visas which has compelled foreign companies to gather data locally.

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The US Secretary will also deliver a policy speech at India International Centre in New Delhi and talk about the business between the two countries.

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