The United States on Tuesday said that a stronger India is very important for world peace, in a statement by a senior official.
US Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs Puneet Talwar told PTI in an interview that there is a “sense that there is a natural convergence, a natural convergence of views between India and the US both in terms of wider Asia Pacific region, Indian Ocean region as well as a broader view globally”.
Talwar added, “We think India is going to be very important globally, but also in the Asian continent. We think, the stronger India becomes, the more capable it becomes, the more economic power it accrues, and that’s for the benefit of global peace and prosperity”.
“That’s what the United States wants ultimately. We share that very much with India. We see India playing a stabilising role in that part of the world and taking on greater responsibilities that will accrue as it continues to emerge into its own,” said the US official.
Barack Obama and his administration started preparations for Modi’s US visit.