Obama, Modi discuss how to speed up climate pact

US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet sit down in the Oval Office to discuss how to strengthen the bonds that the world's two largest democracies share.

WASHINGTON, USA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday (June 8) that he and visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed how to ensure a worldwide agreement forged in Paris to curb climate change could be enacted swiftly.

"We discussed how we can, as quickly as possible, bring the Paris agreement into force," Mr Obama told reporters during a meeting with Mr Modi at the White House.