India's role in Asia-Pacific enormously important: US
Part of a string of efforts to infuse momentum to their bilateral ties, the US side was led by its Assistant Secretary East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell and India by Ministry of External Affairs Joint Secretary Gautam Bambawale.
Soon after the talks, an US embassy release here said: "Both sides discussed a wide range of global trends and regional issues of mutual concern and committed to continue the exchange regularly in the future."
Campbell himself was gung-ho over the talks, telling reporters outside South Block here that the dialogue was significant in view of India's "enormously important" role among the nations of East Asia.
He gave the example of last month's talks between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak in Seoul during a bilateral visit.
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