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On the telephone conversation between External Affairs Minister and US Secretary of State

New Delhi
May 10, 2008 

External Affairs Minister Mr. Pranab Mukherjee had a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice on May 9, 2008 evening.

This is a part of normal periodical telephone conversations between the two Foreign Ministers.

External Affairs Minister and Secretary Rice exchanged views on the important developments in our region as well as on global issues since they last met in the month of March this year.

External Affairs Minister also extended an invitation to Secretary Rice to visit India to which she responded by agreeing to do so on a mutually agreed convenient date.

The conversation was warm and cordial.