Trump calls Modi, says India true friend, partner in addressing global challenges
Washington, January 25, 2016
United States President Donald Trump has emphasized that his country considered India a "true friend and partner" in addresing challenges around the world.
During a telephone call with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, he discussed opportunities to strengthen the partnership between the United States and India in broad areas such as the economy and defense.
A readout of the call issued by the White House said the two leaders also discussed security in the region of South and Central Asia.
"President Trump and Prime Minister Modi resolved that the United States and India stand shoulder to shoulder in the global fight against terrorism. President Trump looked forward to hosting Prime Minister Modi in the United States later this year," it added.