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Modi, Trump agree to further strengthen India-US ties

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump agreed to further boost bilateral ties between New Delhi and Washington and adopted a positive approach to cooperation across various sectors, the External Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday.
Jan 9, 2019
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump agreed to further boost bilateral ties between New Delhi and Washington and adopted a positive approach to cooperation across various sectors, the External Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday.
 
According to a ministry statement, Modi and Trump exchanged New Year greetings in a telephonic conversation late Monday.
 
"They expressed satisfaction at the progress in India-US strategic partnership in 2018," the statement said. "They appreciated developments such as the launch of the new 2+2 Dialogue mechanism and the first-ever trilateral summit of India, the US and Japan."

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