Tue, 25 Jun 2013 19:30:00 GMT | By IANS

Kerry heads for Saudi Arabia after India visit

The US Secretary of State is on a two-week tour to seven countries in the Middle East and Asia and India was his second stop


Kerry heads for Saudi Arabia after India visit (© PTI)

New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry headed for Saudi Arabia Tuesday after his three-day official visit to India.

Kerry had arrived on Sunday to co-chair the fourth round of the India-US Strategic Dialogue. He held talks with External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday as part of the annual dialogue and also met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday evening. On Tuesday morning, he co-chaired the India-US Higher Education dialogue with Human Resource Development Minister M.M. Pallam Raju during which he said India and the US have the capacity to lead global education.

New Delhi was the second stop on Kerry's two-week tour (June 21-July 2) to seven countries in the Middle East and Asia. He had flown in from Qatar. From Jeddah he will travel to Kuwait City (Kuwait), Amman (Jordan), Jerusalem (Israel) and Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei).
 

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