Argentina President meets S M Krishna

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New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Visiting Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner met External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna here on Wednesday.

Kirchner is in India on three-day visit to enhance bilateral relations and trade between the two countries.

She is also scheduled to meet Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi later in the day.

On Thursday, Kirchner will visit Agra and Mumbai.

Kirchner arrived here on a three-day state visit on Tuesday. She is being accompanied by a high-level delegation that includes the country's Foreign Minister and a large business delegation.

President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's visit is taking place during the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Argentina.

This is also the first Presidential visit from Argentina in 15 years. The last visit was by President Menem in 1994.

The last visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Argentina was in 1995 by Late P.V. Narasimha Rao for the G-15 Summit. (ANI)

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