India, US make progress in nuclear talks
New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) India and the US today reported ''progress'' in their two-day talks on the nuclear issue saying there was ''great clarity'' on various matters under discussion while Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described the negotiations between the two sides as ''fruitful.'' ''Progress has been made in the talks. The two sides had detailed and productive discussions. There was greater clarity on the issues under discussion,'' the External Affairs Ministry spokesman said in a brief statement after the conclusion of the two-day talks between US Under-Secretary of State Nicholas Burns and Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described as ''fruitful'' Mr Burns' meeting with the Foreign Secretary.
''Yes, it was fruitful,'' Dr Singh told reporters in response to a question.
He said India was looking forward to Mr Bush's visit as the country's honoured guest.
Earlier, before starting the second day's talks with Mr Saran today XXX Picking up third para of DI 46.
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