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Armitage meets Advani,
invites him to visit US


May 10, 2003 17:34 IST

US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage on Saturday held discussions with Deputy Prime Minister Lal Kishenchand Advani on the Indo-Pak peace initiatives besides bilateral relations between Washington and New Delhi.

At the meeting, which lasted 40 minutes, Armitage delivered a personal letter of invitation to Advani from American Vice-President Dick Cheney to visit the United States.

Advani accepted the invitation and is likely to pay an official visit to the US in June, sources said.

Armitage refused to speak to the media after the meeting at the North Block office of Advani.

Foreign Secretary Kanwal Sibal and Home Secretary N Gopalaswami were also present at the meeting.

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Sub: genuine effort

i have immense faith in mr advani. i hope he'll be able to make out somethng good for the nation from the US visit. its ...


Posted by Deepak





Sub: Of course

Of course, Once Armitage comes from the US and then Advani should go to the US........this one will be a sort of picnic for the ...


Posted by Deepak Gupta





Sub: Please say it in common man's language

Mr: ADvani What you got to say, just say it like Bush! No poetic crap, nobody like those kind of stuff in US.


Posted by manu





Sub: Arimitage visit to India

Govt. is wasting time by not taking steps to sabotage the military activities in Kashmir. Apparently, nothing is being done to restore peace in the ...


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