US President Joe Biden to host Indian PM Modi for state go to on June 22

The go to, the best degree of diplomatic reception on the White Home, will increase Washington and New Delhi’s “shared dedication to a free, open, affluent, and safe Indo-Pacific,” the assertion stated.

The invitation comes as each India and america search to shore up help in opposition to China’s rising assertiveness, and regardless of rising considerations about human rights and democratic backsliding on the earth’s most populous nation.

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Modi’s authorities has been extensively accused by political opponents and rights teams of utilizing the legislation to focus on and silence critics.

It will likely be the primary state go to by Modi to america. He visited Biden on the White Home in 2021, however as a part of the Quad summit bringing collectively america, Australia, Japan and India.

This time India is known to have pushed for the pomp of a full state go to. The journey will embrace a state dinner.

The go to may also strengthen the 2 nations’ “shared resolve to raise our strategic know-how partnership, together with in protection, clear vitality, and area,” the White Home assertion continued.

“The leaders will talk about methods to additional broaden our instructional exchanges and people-to-people ties, in addition to our work collectively to confront frequent challenges from local weather change, to workforce improvement and well being safety,” it stated.

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