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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Singh of India

President Obama spoke with Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh this morning to discuss the upcoming U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue.  The two leaders agreed that the Dialogue is an important milestone in the development of the U.S.-India strategic partnership and looked forward to its results.  President Obama and Prime Minister Singh also expressed their hope that the Dialogue will initiate a regular exchange of ideas and discussion between their governments and both pledged their support toward that end.  President Obama also expressed his condolences about the recent tragic airline accident and recent train attack in India.