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MJ Akbar holds talks with UK ministers

Press Trust of India  |  London 

Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar today held talks with British ministers and discussed issues of bilateral interest.

The minister's talks with secretary of state for international development Priti Patel and foreign office minister Alok Sharma covered issues of bilateral interest and strengthening the India-relationship.

"The history our relationship with the has a very large dimension...As undergoes a dramatic re-evaluation of its relationship with Europe, as a friend hopes to be as helpful as we can," Akbar told reporters in reference to India-UK ties post-Brexit.

The author and senior leader is in to attend the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) on Friday.

He will also be addressing a gathering at the House of Commons complex on "in the changing world' later today.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 21:28 IST