Tillerson, who will visit India next week, described India as America's partner and said Washington can not have the same relationship with "non-democratic" Beijing as it has with New Delhi. "And yet, the Obama administration chose to be less overt in calling out China and in highlighting it as a point of convergence for U.S. -India ties", said Kugelman.
Tillerson said the US wants to help improve India's military capabilities, and also improve security cooperation among the region's major democracies, which included Japan and Australia. During his speech, Tillerson targeted China and said that China has undertaken provocative actions in the South China Sea.
A senior State Department official defended the timing of the speech, saying Tillerson also said he wanted a constructive relationship with China.
"China steadfastly upheld the global order with the United Nations at the core and based on the purposes and principles of United Nations charter we will firmly uphold the multilateralism yet we will also firmly safeguard our own interests and rights", he said while responding to a question on Tillerson's remarks.
Pakistan was the main USA ally in South Asia for decades, but US officials are frustrated with what they charge has been Pakistan's failure to cut support for the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan, where the administration wants India to play a bigger role in economic development. India has also placed a large defence order with the United States worth billions of dollars.
U.S. -India relations have generally prospered in the past decade, in part due to their shared concerns about the rise of China.
USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson says the Donald Trump administration expects Pakistan to take "decisive action against terrorist groups" based within its borders. "But those two countries have risen very differently".
In Beijing, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Lu Kang (陸慷) said China hoped the USA could abandon bias when viewing its actions overseas. Tillerson also talked about Pakistan ad said that the country should change its old ways and work towards peace and prosperity.
"Between 2013 and 2016 Chinese companies have invested about USD 560 billion overseas, paid over USD 100 billion in various kind of taxes to the host countries and created millions of jobs for the local communities", Tuo Zhen, spokesman of 19th Congress of the CPC said, refuting reports that China has been bringing its own workers and not hiring locally to execute several infrastructure projects that China is funding under the more than USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). "At the same time we will never give up our justly deserved rights and interests".
China, he said, uses funding mechanisms with countries that "result in saddling them with enormous levels of debt".
"We think it's important that we begin to develop some means of countering that with alternative financing measures".
Its quota under the deal is 3.797m barrels a day, but during the third quarter, it has pumped an average of 3.828m b/d. USA inventories fell by 7.13 MMbbl last week, the American Petroleum Institute was said to report.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the media Wednesday afternoon following the second day of NFL meetings. He said, "Like many of our fans, we believe that everyone should stand for the National Anthem".
Some of his more notable work includes portraits of The Notorious B.I.G., Michael Jackson, LL Cool J and other music legends. But the selection of Wiley and Sherald by the Obamas carries another important legacy - one that goes beyond art itself.
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He said that a man wearing a Panthers jersey and a woman standing next to him were both standing up for the entire game. According to WSOC , Maraghy was also charged with assault in 2013 but his charges were eventually dropped.
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U.S. officials have long accused Pakistan of ignoring groups like the Haqqani network, which was holding the family. Unlike the Islamic State group, it typically does not execute Western hostages, preferring to ransom them for cash.
A number of industrial buildings and hotels are located in the area of the shooting, about 25 miles north of Baltimore. Shortly after the argument police began receiving calls for multiple people shot. "He's desperate right now".
Nafta negotiators are working on a side deal for the U.S., Canada and Mexico to make a non-binding pledge to avoid devaluing their currencies for competitive purposes, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Jonas posted a pic of their hands together with Turner sporting her new engagement ring and a caption which read " She said yes ". The source shared: "Everybody's very, very happy for them and their family and friends are all thrilled".
Great Southeast Shakeout drill set for Thursday
People who are driving should pull over to a clear area, stop and stay seated with seatbelt fastened until the shaking stops. Survival kits - stocked with water, food and a radio, among other items - can be crucial after a major temblor.
Ford Recalls 1.3 Million Pickup Trucks
The Limited trim has been available on the light-duty F-150 since 2015 and will now be offered on F-250, F-350 and F-450 pickups. More than one million Ford F-series pickup trucks are being recalled in the United States for a door latch problem.
Google Maps ditches misleading walking calorie counter
A number of people lambasted the feature on Twitter, claiming it would " shame " and even "trigger" those with eating disorders . Those who are easily triggered should not click on this link because it contains pictures of handsome , delectable cupcakes.
Trump cites chief-of-staff Kelly's dead son to attack Obama
Obama's office did not respond to a request for comment. "I like to call when it's appropriate, when I think I'm able to do it". All you have to do is ask the military people, but I believe his policy was somewhat different than my policy.