Donald Trump invites Narendra Modi to US, calls India a ‘true friend’

Combo photo of United States President Donald Trump (Left) and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

New Delhi: The newly elected United States (US) President Donald Trump during a phone call conversation with the India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited him to visit America.

On other hand, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he had a “warm” telephonic conversation with new US President Donald Trump and invited him to visit India for an official tour.

The Prime Minister soon after spoken to Trump on late Tuesday night in a series of tweets said they agreed to work closely to strengthen bilateral ties.

Modi said, “Had a warm conversation with President @realDonaldTrump late last evening. President @realDonaldTrump and I agreed to work closely in the coming days to further strengthen our bilateral ties.”

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The White House in a statement on Tuesday said Trump considers India a “true friend” of the US.

The White House said both the leaders spoke on a wide range of issues including trade, economy, defence and terrorism.

The Republican President took oath as the 45th President of the US on January 20th and during the call, “President Trump emphasised that the US considers India a true friend and partner.

Modi is the fifth world leader with whom President Trump spoke after joining office of the United States President.

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