India, U.S. work on agreement on arms, defense technology
The visiting U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Saturday that India and the United States are working "very hard" to finalize the agreement on monitoring the end use of arms and sensitive defense technology that the United States sold to India, reported the Press Trust of India, Xinhua reported.
The report said it was aimed to ensure the technologies were not diverted to any other country.
Clinton also said she was optimistic that they would get such agreements resolved when she was asked whether there would be an agreement for the end use monitoring of sensitive technology transferred to India by the United States, during a visit to the prestigious St. Xavier College in Mumbai, the financial capital of India.
The U.S. top diplomat arrived in Mumbai Friday night for a five- day visit, during which she is expected to meet with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday in New Delhi.