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US-India ties one of world's most important: Krishnamoorthi

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

The US-relationship is one of the most important in the world and likely to be more important in the years to come, Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi said today.

"From billions in economic trade between our nations to our essential security partnership and ongoing cultural exchanges, the US-relationship is one of the most important in the world, and will only become more so in the coming century," Krishnamoorthi said.

"The US and are joined not only by our common interests and culture, but also by our shared commitment to the values of liberty, justice, and democracy. I look forward to helping to bolster the special ties between our countries for our mutual benefit in the years to come," he said.

The Democratic congressman, who represents a suburb of Chicago, was recently in and Prime Minister Modi.

"It was an honour to meet Prime Minister Modi and to discuss ways we can strengthen the special relationship between the world's oldest and largest democracies," he said in a statement after his return from

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 22:32 IST