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I love India, give my regards to my friend PM Modi: Trump tells Swaraj

Both Trump and Swaraj interacted during a high-level event on counter-narcotics hosted by the US President at the United Nations on Monday.  

Edited by: India TV News Desk, United Nations [ Published on: September 24, 2018 20:21 IST ]

Donald Trump, PM Modi

United States President Donald Trump on Monday exchanged pleasantries with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and asked her to "give regards" from his end to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Both Trump and Swaraj interacted during a high-level event on counter-narcotics hosted by the US President at the United Nations on Monday.

As Trump left the podium at the conclusion of the event, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warmly hugged Swaraj and introduced her to the president. 

When Swaraj told the US president that she has brought greetings from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trump responded, “I love India, give my regards to my friend PM Modi,” Indian diplomatic sources told PTI. 

Swaraj attended the Global Call to Action on the World Drug Problem chaired by Trump as the high-level week of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly began here.

(With PTI inputs)

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