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PM Modi US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at White House All smiles as Trump, Modi hit it off at White House
Francis Olson | 28 June, 2017, 12:42

Modi later joined Trump and the first lady for dinner at the White House.

Ficci President Pankaj Patel said, "We are glad that the confidence in the US-India partnership is reinstated during his (Modi's) meetings with President Donald Trump and there is a commitment to intensify the economic cooperation as well as advance the principles of free and fair trade". President Trump's interpretation of Islamic terror is very different from the interpretation that we have of cross-border terrorism which is being sponsored by pakistan.

In a strong message to Islamabad, the United States and India have told Pakistan to ensure its territory is not used for terror attacks on other countries and asked it to bring to justice terrorists blamed for attacks in Mumbai and other places in India.

Prime Minister Rutte said the bonds between India and The Netherlands goes back to 1947 and these relations have become stronger over the years.

After wrapping up an afternoon of meetings and talks, Modi said he has invited Trump and his family to visit India, while President Trump confirmed his daughter, Ivanka Trump, will head a US delegation to India this fall for an entrepreneurship summit. "In coming years, Indian companies will import energy in excess of $40 billion from the U.S., and more than 200 American-made aircraft will join the private Indian aviation fleet".

Heaping praises on Prime Minister Modi, Trump said that he had been reading a lot about him and that he would want to congratulate him for the exemplary leadership he has shown, primarily, economically.

"From the end of the 1950s to the beginning of the 1960s, both the Soviet Union and the USA wanted to play the India card to check China".

Nebraska agriculture secretary to visit China for beef
The ambassador was excited about the Chinese government's approval of beef imports from the U.S. after a 13-year suspension. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, who he said was eager to work out a deal with China over rice imports.

"We will enhance the intelligence exchange to boost coordination to address our common concerns over terrorism and will deepen our policy coordination accordingly". "I was pleased to learn about an Indian Airlines recent order of 100 new American planes, one of the largest order of it is kind, which will support thousands and thousands of American jobs", Trump said.

"It is important that barriers be removed to the export of USA goods into your markets and that we reduce our trade deficit with your country", Trump said.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed his Indian counterpart's visit to Israel last Sunday during his opening remarks at the weekly cabinet meeting as a "very significant step" in strengthening bilateral relations that are on a "constant upswing".

India was assured of the stability of the strategic alliance with the US, received help in fighting terrorism, and received the US President's recognition of the positive momentum of its economy, Ms Biswal noted.

Modi said for both countries increased productivity, growth, job creation, and breakthrough technologies - an engagement towards all these are, and will remain, strong drivers of their cooperation, and will give further momentum to their relationship. "Trying to get the price up a little bit". India is the fastest growing economy in the world Trump said and added, "We hope we will be catching up you very soon".

"Eliminating terrorism is among the top-most priorities for us", Modi told reporters in his joint press statement with Trump at the White House Rose Garden.

Separatist leaders accuse New Delhi of keeping people in Kashmir, long the centre of a bitter territorial dispute between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan, under the heel of up to 750,000 security forces.

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