New Delhi: The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was accorded a warm welcome on his arrival here on Tuesday 27 July 2021.
In New Delhi on Wednesday 28 July, Blinken will meet with India’s External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss a wide range of issues, including continued cooperation on COVID-19 response efforts, Indo-Pacific engagement, shared regional security interests, shared democratic values, and addressing the climate crisis.
Later on Wednesday 28 July Blinken will leave for Kuwait City where he will meet with senior Kuwaiti officials to continue discussions of key bilateral issues that underscore the importance of 60 years of diplomatic ties between the US and Kuwait.
Blinken will return to Washington, DC on July 29.
On taking off for India, Blinken had tweeted: “Wheels up for my trip to New Delhi and Kuwait City. I look forward to consultations with our partners to further cooperation in support of our shared interests in the Indo-Pacific and Middle East”.