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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Modi of India

President Obama looks forward to welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to the White House on September 29-30, 2014.
 
The two leaders will discuss a range of issues of mutual interest in order to expand and deepen the U.S.-India strategic partnership.  They will discuss ways to accelerate economic growth, bolster security cooperation, and collaborate in activities that bring long-term benefits to both countries and the world.  They will also focus on regional issues, including current developments in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq, where India and the United States can work together with partners towards a positive outcome.
 
The President looks forward to working with the Prime Minister to fulfill the promise of the U.S.-India strategic partnership for the benefit of both our citizens and the world.