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  • India-US ties can be the defining partnership of century: Obama

    Published on January 27, 2015

    Barack ObamaUS President Barack Obama on Tuesday said the relationship between US and India can be one of the defining partnerships of the century.

    Addressing a gathering at Sirifort auditorium in New Delhi on Tuesday, he said, America wants to be India’s partner in protecting the health of the people and the beauty of the nation.

    He also said that America wants to be a partner of India in farming, boosting incomes and civil nuclear agreements.

    Obama said that the world will be safer the largest and oldest democracies stand together.

    He added that a world without nuclear weapons should be goal for all. He also appreciated India’s effort for generating more clean energy.

    President Barack Obama said his country will support India’s inclusion as a permanent member in the UN Security Council.

    Obama said, in recent years, India has lifted more people from poverty than any other country.

    He cautioned that the two countries have to guard against any efforts to divide them on sectarian lines.

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