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Mike Pompeo describes Sushma Swaraj as a 'strong partner'

Mike Pompeo describes Sushma Swaraj as a 'strong partner'

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 Aug 2019, 04:41 pm

Washington, Aug 7 (IBNS): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday condoled the death of former Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and described her as a 'strong partner'.

"Saddened to hear of the passing of my friend and former #India External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. She was a strong partner who shared our view that a more democratic world is a more peaceful one. Our thoughts are with her family and the people of India," Pompeo tweeted.

Swaraj passed away on Tuesday.

She was 67,

Her last rites were performed in Delhi on Wednesday.