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Obama invites Modi to visit US

Reuters, Washington
Barack Obama and Narendra Modi
Barack Obama and Narendra Modi

President Barack Obama invited India's newly elected leader, Narendra Modi, to visit Washington in a congratulatory phone call to him on Friday, the White House said.
Obama told Modi he looks forward to working closely with him to "fulfill the extraordinary promise of the US-India strategic partnership," a White House statement said.
"The president invited Narendra Modi to visit Washington at a mutually agreeable time to further strengthen our bilateral relationship," the statement said.

Published: 7:04 pm Saturday, May 17, 2014

Last modified: 7:44 pm Saturday, May 17, 2014

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