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Foreign Secretary Gokhale holds talks with US officials

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

Gokhle held meetings with top State Department officials here today.

Gokhle, on his maiden visit to the US as India's top diplomat, among others met Under for Political Affairs

He was accompanied by the senior Indian officials including Indian to the US Navtej Sarna.

His meetings were scheduled well in advance and was mainly meant to prepare for the first ever two-plus-two dialogue between the two countries.

Officials from the either side have not yet announced any dates of such a dialogue, but it was previously scheduled for some time in mid-April.

The launch of two-plus-two dialogue was announced last summer when had a successful meeting with US at the

The dialogue involves Sushma Swaraj, and their American counterparts.

A day earlier, Trump fired and nominated CIA to replace him. Pompeo needs to be confirmed by the before he can occupy the of the State Department.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 22:15 IST