Bush Lauds India on Trade, Terror War

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President Bush concluded a three-day visit to India with a parting speech in the capital of New Delhi, where he praised the nation as an important economic partner and key ally in Bush's pursuit of terrorist suspects. Day to Day offers listeners selections from the president's farewell remarks as he leaves for Pakistan.


But first, President Bush concluded a three day visit to India today. He left the country after reaching a significant agreement that gives India access to U.S. nuclear know-how.

BRAND: Before leaving, President Bush delivered a speech in New Delhi. The President remarked on India's thriving economy and the importance of America's continuing trade with the world's largest democracy.

ADAMS: Addressing American critics of outsourcing, sending jobs to other nations like India, the President said the answer wasn't more protectionist policies.

President GEORGE W. BUSH: The United States will not give in to the protectionists and lose these opportunities. For the sake of workers in both our countries, America will trade with confidence.

BRAND: President Bush also emphasized the United States and India's shared commitment to fight terrorism.

President BUSH: When your prime minister addressed the United States Congress, he said this: We must fight terrorism wherever it exists because terrorism anywhere threatens democracy everywhere.

ADAMS: President Bush speaking in New Delhi earlier today at the end of a three-day trip to that country. The President is now off to Pakistan for talks with President Musharraf to discuss their country's joint efforts in the war on terror.

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