United States Under-Secretary of State, Mr. Philip Talbot, is currently on a visit to India?
United States Under-Secretary of State, Mr. Philip Talbot, is currently on a visit to India for talks with Indian leaders.
There have been reports in India that Mr. Talbot is going to present a United States' plan to solve the Kashmir problem, and this has caused high feelings among the Indians. Several leftwing political parties are planning a demonstration demanding Mr. talbot returns home.
Apart from Kashmir, it is reported that the United States Under-Secretary will be discussing in Delhi the question of American military and economic aid to India.
Filmed here on his first day in the Indian capital, Mr. Talbot met with Mr. Chavan, the Indian Defence Minister, and Mrs. Lakshmi Mennon, Minister of State in the External Affairs Ministry. Mr. Bowles, American Ambassador in New Delhi, was also present at the meetings.