Press Releases: Remarks at a Press Availability in Lagos, Nigeria

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good afternoon, everybody. I am really delighted be here in Nigeria. And I was just admiring the extraordinary view and this wonderful location. I’m particularly pleased to be here at this particular moment, just a few weeks before one of the most important elections that this … [Read more...]

Remarks by President Obama at India State Dinner

Rashtrapati Bhavan New Delhi, India 9:37 P.M. IST PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Good evening.  President Mukherjee, Prime Minister Modi, distinguished guests -- on behalf of Michelle and myself, I want to extend our deepest thanks for the extraordinary hospitality that you’ve shown us here today.  We … [Read more...]

Press Releases: Zambia Presidential By-Elections

The Government of the United States congratulates the people of the Republic of Zambia for conducting another democratic election. Facing significant logistical challenges, Zambians went to the polls to uphold their democratic traditions. We acknowledge the important work of the Electoral Commission of Zambia … [Read more...]

Statements by President Obama and Prime Minister Modi of the Republic of India

STATEMENTS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRIME MINISTER MODI OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA   Hyderabad House New Delhi, India 4:48 P.M. IST        PRIME MINISTER MODI:  Mr. President, and members of the media, it is a great pleasure and privilege to welcome back President Obama and the … [Read more...]

Statements by President Obama and Prime Minister Modi of the Republic of India

STATEMENTS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRIME MINISTER MODI OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA   Hyderabad House New Delhi, India 4:48 P.M. IST        PRIME MINISTER MODI:  Mr. President, and members of the media, it is a great pleasure and privilege to welcome back President Obama and the … [Read more...]

U.S.-India Joint Statement साँझा प्रयास – सबका विकास” – “Shared Effort; Progress for All”

1.         The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, accompanied by First Lady Michelle Obama, is visiting India from 25-27 January 2015.  The President of India and the Prime Minister of India welcomed the U.S. President as the Chief Guest at … [Read more...]

U.S.-India Joint Strategic Vision for the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean Region

As the leaders of the world’s two largest democracies that bridge the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean region and reflecting our agreement that a closer partnership between the United States and India is indispensable to promoting peace, prosperity and stability in those regions, we have agreed on a Joint … [Read more...]

Fact Sheet: U.S. and India Climate and Clean Energy Cooperation

To further support the achievement of our ambitious climate and clean energy goals, the United States and India have pledged to enhance our cooperation in this area.  The United States welcomes India’s intention to increase the share of renewable energy in electricity generation consistent with its … [Read more...]

India-U.S. Delhi Declaration of Friendship

“Chalein saath saath; forward together we go.” Reflecting the close ties between our two great democracies, India and the United States agree to elevate our long-standing strategic partnership, with a Declaration of Friendship that strengthens and expands the relationship between our two countries … [Read more...]

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan

The President spoke by phone today from New Delhi, India with Japanese Prime Minister Abe to offer condolences for the murder by ISIL of Japanese citizen Haruna Yukawa and to convey solidarity with the Japanese people.  He also expressed appreciation for Japan's significant contributions of … [Read more...]