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PM Modi, Donald Trump talk over phone; take positive note of bilateral cooperation in defence, counter-terrorism

Modi and trump also agreed to continue to work together for further strengthening of India-US relation in 2019.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: January 08, 2019 11:54 IST ]
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PM Modi, Donald Trump exchange new year greetings on phone 

During a telephonic conversation with US President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took positive note of bilateral cooperation in areas of defence, counter terrorism and energy, officials said. Leaders of both the nations exchanged new year greetings and expressed satisfaction at the continued growth of the India-US strategic partnership in 2018, they said.

They also appreciated developments such as the launch of the new two plus two dialogue mechanism and the first ever trilateral summit of India, US and Japan.

The two leaders also took positive note of the growing bilateral cooperation in defence, counter-terrorism and energy, besides the co-ordination on regional and global issues, the officials said.

During the conversation that took place Monday evening, Modi and trump also agreed to continue to work together for further strengthening of India-US relation in 2019.

(With PTI inputs)

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