Obama places India high on US foreign policy

Written by: Rama Mohan
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Washington, Jan 27: President Barack Obama's initiative during his first two year administration reveals that India has been placed high on America's foreign policy agenda, ccording to Mike Hammer, the outgoing National Security Council Spokesman, White House.

Hammer served as the Council Spokesman for two years and now moves to the State Department.

In an interview, he said , "it is quite evident that India's place is extremely high (in Obama's foreign policy), because there is a recognition of emergence of India at the world's stage. It is the world's largest democracy, the incredible work that has been done to advance the economic situation of Indians' and there is lot of intellectual strength in innovation that is something is very appealing to the United States."

OneIndia News
(With inputs from PTI)

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