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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar of India

National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice met today with Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar at the White House. Ambassador Rice and Foreign Secretary Jaishankar affirmed their commitment to deepening bilateral cooperation on climate change, trade, and defense, and noted preparations for the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit. They also discussed U.S.-India collaboration against Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, and other terrorist threats. Building on their leaders’ commitment to make the U.S.-India partnership a defining relationship for the 21st Century, they agreed to deepen their already close collaboration on these issues.