Wednesday, June 11
Bush, Advani discuss issue of troops for Iraq
Sridhar Krishnaswami, The Hindu, June 11, 2003
WASHINGTON: Issues of cross-border terrorism and the possibility of sending Indian troops to Iraq as part of a peacekeeping-cum-stabilisation operation were high on the agenda of the discussion between the United States President, George W. Bush, and the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, at the White House on Monday.
Mr. Advani had gone to the White House for a meeting with the National Security Adviser, Condoleezza Rice, when Mr. Bush very soon dropped by.
The meeting between Mr. Advani and Mr. Bush lasted about 30 minutes, officials and diplomats said. [...]