Modi, Trump meet for bilateral talks


New York–Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump began their bilateral talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday.

According to a tweet by the PMO: “PM @narendramodi and @POTUS @realDonaldTrump meet on the sidelines of the @UN session in New York. This comes days after both leaders were together at the #HowdyModi programme in Houston.”

Modi, along with his delegation, including External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, was seen entering he UN Headquarters for the talks.

He told the media: “I am thankful to Trump that he came to Houston. He is my friend but he is also a good friend of India.”

The bilateral comes two days after the ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event in Houston, in which the two leaders shared the dais before a 50,000 strong crowd of Indian Americans.


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