The Trump administration has recognised India as a major foreign policy priority, a former top American diplomat has said, noting that the credit for strong ties between the two nations goes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former President Barack Obama.
“I do think India has been recognised as a major foreign policy priority (in the Trump Administration) and one that from the president on down, people are vested in, and that’s very encouraging,” Richard Rahul Verma, the former US Ambassador to India, told PTI.
“The overall trajectory of the relationship has been quite good,” he said.
Verma, 48, is currently the vice chairman of The Asia Group, a strategy and capital advisory group based in Washington DC. Read more