U.S. Nationwide Safety Advisor Robert O’Brien has thanked the individuals of India who got here out in assist of President Donald Trump and First Woman Melania throughout their go to to the nation, saying they’ve buddies in America and the White Home.
The president was accompanied by a high-powered delegation comprising senior Trump administration officers together with NSA O’Brien throughout his maiden official go to to India from February 24 to 25. They visited Ahmedabad, Agra and New Delhi earlier than leaving for Washington on Tuesday.
The U.S. NSA, on his method again to the U.S., thanked the individuals of India for his or her assist.
“Thanks to all the people of India that came out to support President Trump and the First Lady, Melania Trump, and the US delegation, affirming their friendship and partnership far into the future,” Mr. O’Brien mentioned in a tweet.
“You have friends in the USA and in the White House,” the NSA mentioned.
Individually, the White Home in a tweet thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the individuals of India for his or her unimaginable hospitality.
The White Home in a tweet mentioned that President Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked at size concerning the India-Pakistan relationship.
The International Coverage journal mentioned that Mr. Trump left New Delhi with out delivering on an “incredible” commerce deal regardless of years of high-level negotiations.
“As Washington is discovering, it is not easy dealing with a country led by a populist leader with a strong mandate and a proclivity towards protectionism. Despite those hurdles, the broader trendlines in the U.S.-India relationship continue to seem robust, as shown by the visit itself,” the journal mentioned.
Main American newspapers prominently reported concerning the go to.
“As he completed his two-day stay, Mr. Trump focused only on the positive, offering validation of Mr. Modi as a champion of religious liberty even as the Indian government has adopted Hindu-first policies targeting Muslims,” The New York Occasions mentioned.
“The president publicly accepted Mr. Modi’s phrase that he treats the 1.three billion individuals in his numerous nation pretty with out regard to religion and made no point out of the months of protests by those that assume in any other case.
“The president careworn the energy of his relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in conferences lengthy on symbolism and quick on concrete agreements,” The NYT reported.
In response to The Wall Avenue Journal, Mr. Trump’s diplomatic drop-in was as intense because it was transient, along with his hosts offering expansive red-carpet therapy that the president used to have fun essentially the most politically beneficial stretch of his presidency.
The each day mentioned Mr. Trump’s momentum was greeted in India on Monday by a splashy, two-day show that mixed Prime Minister Modi’s political energy with the colourful sights, sounds and spices of his nation’s tradition.
In an op-ed on Fox Information, James Jay Carafano mentioned that there’s a bipartisan character to U.S.-India relations in each nations. That is extra than simply two charismatic leaders and the provide of free hats pulling in a crowd.
“The U.S. and India have forged something new and unprecedented. We are not old-fashioned treaty allies, but we are way more than just friends. This is a vital strategic partnership. We know that from the most distant Pacific Island to the Middle East we have each other’s back. This is a new geostrategic reality in the world,” he wrote.
In a information report, USA Immediately mentioned that Mr. Trump defended Mr. Modi’s authorities, saying it “worked very hard to have great and open religious freedom,” although critics say the regulation discriminates in opposition to Muslims.
Mr. Trump used the go to to focus on accomplishments on defence cooperation and strengthening ties between the 2 nations, The Hill Newspaper mentioned.
“He celebrated U.S.-India relations and his bond with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, even as the Indian leader’s Hindu nationalist party came under further scrutiny for its controversial citizenship law during Trump’s visit,” it mentioned.