US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has welcomed Sundays forthcoming meeting between Pakistani and Indian foreign ministers and voiced the hope that the two South Asian countries would be able to improve their relations, according to a senior American diplomat here Friday. The top US diplomat discussed Pakistan-India relations at a meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister SM Krishna, who will hold talks with Pakistans foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday. 'The Secretary welcomed the fact that External Affairs Minister Krishna will be meeting with his counterpart, Foreign Minister Qureshi, I think in two days, and she expressed her hope that the two sides can agree on the steps that they believe are necessary to get their relations back on a more positive footing, Robert Blake, Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, said.