Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has exuded confidence that ties between India and the US will develop additional underneath Joe Biden’s administration, noting that he was a part of the interval when bilateral relations underwent a radical transformation.
“As vp, we handled him. I occurred to be the ambassador over the past part of the Obama administration. We might identified him earlier when he was within the Senate Overseas Relations Committee because the rating Democratic member after which because the chairman,” Mr Jaishankar stated.
The exterior affairs minister was talking at an internet dialogue organised by main think-tank Gateway Home.
“He (Joe Biden) could be very a lot a part of this era when Indo-American relations underwent a radical transformation, which I fairly date again to (Invoice) Clinton’s go to,” Mr Jaishankar stated.
He stated US President-elect Joe Biden is “not a stranger” to India or to the connection between the 2 international locations.
“I’m very assured that we are going to choose up the place we left off, we’ve got executed that during the last 4 administrations. I feel that would be the case as properly right here and I additionally say that as a result of inside the American politics, it is not simply that we take care of the administration of the day, we additionally are likely to take care of the Congress,” Mr Jaishankar stated.
“American politics by its nature has very robust parts of bipartisanship,” he stated.