Sought access for Indian companies to American markets: Modi

Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday that he has urged US President Barack Obama to take steps that would help Indian service companies get access to the US economy.

“I told Obama to open means of access for Indian companies in US markets,” he said at a joint press interaction after their summit-level talks here.

Both sides had had an “open discussion on the WTO issue”, he said.

Modi said he had conveyed that while India supported trade facilitation, a solution needed to be found that would take care of India’s food security issues.

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