Krishna meets Congo FM Mwamba in Delhi

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New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Thursday discussed bilateral issues with his Congo counterpart, Alexis Thambwe Mwamba in New Delhi.

Mwamba arrived for his four-day official visit to India on Tuesday.

Both the ministers discussed a wide range of issues and other avenues to improve economic ties. Certain agreements were also signed at this meeting.

In a bilateral meeting in 2008, India and Congo have agreed to explore the possibility of cooperating in industrial diamonds in view of abundance of availability of these in Congo and Indian expertise in cutting and polishing of diamonds.

India has played a key role on various occasions in Congo, the first being the contingents of Indian Army and squadrons of ndian Air Force taking part in the UN-sponsored peace operations in early '60s. (ANI)

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