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Trump enjoyed hosting Modi during US visit: US

Trump enjoyed hosting Modi during US visit: US

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

<p>Washington, Aug 4: The US has described Prime Minister rendra Modi’s US visit as “lovely” and that President Dold Trump “enjoyed hosting” the Indian leader.<br />

State Department spokesperson Heather uert, in answer to a question at a briefing on Thursday, said: “I know we had a lovely visit with Mr. Modi. It was certainly wonderful to have him here in the United States. I know the President enjoyed hosting him, as did the Secretary as well.” Asked if UN Ambassador and Indian-American Nikki Haley would be raising the issue of India’s permanent Security Council membership at the United tions, uert said: “I believe she is. I would have to double-check with her office. I can certainly do that and get back with you.” The India-US joint statement issued after Prime Minister Modi’s meeting with US President Dold Trump in June specifically mentioned the US’ support for India’s bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. (IANS) </p>

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