'Not treated well': India plays down Donald Trump's remark
New Delhi : The Ministry of External Affairs has played down the US President Donald Trump's recent remarks on trade relations with India and claimed that they were in context of balance of trade. The efforts are being made to address the concerns.
Ahead of his India visit on February 24-25, Donald Trump spoke to the journalist and said that India has not treated his country "very well" on the trade front and indicated that a "very big" bilateral deal with New Delhi may not be signed before the American presidential election in November.
Talking more about the comment, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar explained that it is important to understand the context in which the remarks were made.
The context was a balance of trade and efforts have been made to address concerns, he said.
Donald Trump will be coming to India for a two-day trip on February 24 and 25. He will be addressing a mega event in Ahmedabad and then will be going to see the Taj Mahal before concluding his visit with the meetings scheduled in the national capital.