Kerry, Hagel To Visit India To Push Strategic Ties

wochit politics
July 16, 2014 AT 3:15 PM
America's top diplomat and the head of its Defense Department will visit India in coming weeks seeking to revitalize a relationship the United States sees as a crucial counterbalance in Asia to an increasingly assertive China. Secretary of State John Kerry will represent the United States in an annual session of Strategic Dialogue with India scheduled for July 31st, and he will be followed to New Delhi by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in early August. They will be the most senior U.S.