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Indian PM Modi meets his Dutch counterpart for talks

Indian PM Modi meets his Dutch counterpart for talks

In remarks to reporters after the talks with Modi, Trump said he was pleased about an Indian airline's (SpiceJet's) recent order of 100 new American planes and that the USA looked forward to exporting more energy to India.

" The US administration has declared Syed Salahuddin of Hizbul Mujahideen as a "global terrorist" reflecting India's concerns in the matter".

"The Netherlands is our 6th largest trading partner in the European Union and 5th largest investment partner globally".

Asserting that the fight against terrorism is the top priority for him and US President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that both the leaders discussed increasing radicalisation and extremism.

But in his visit to the White House Monday Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi neatly sidestepped the challenge, swooping in for two bear hugs with the president during a joint press conference in the Rose Garden. "I would be exchanging views with PM Rutte on important global issues, including counter-terrorism and climate change", PM Modi had said on his Facebook page before leaving for his three-nation trip last Saturday.

"They committed to strengthen cooperation against terrorist threats from groups including Al Qaeda, ISIS, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Lashkar-e-Taiba, D-Company and their affiliates". The Netherlands expressed its support for India's early membership to the 48-member NSG and the Wassenaar Arrangement. "Our bilateral relations are very strong", he said.

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'I don't think there is any need to repeat the fact that in India's economic development and our priorities for development, Netherlands is a natural partner, ' Modi, who was fresh from his much anticipated United States visit, added.

The prime ministers reiterated that India and the Netherlands share common values of democracy, pluralism, respect for human rights and rule of law.

"The Netherlands is a key partner to help India achieve its goals", he said. It is world's second biggest economy and Indian market has a lot of potential.

Some 20 percent of India's exports to Europe flows through The Netherlands and both leaders said the lowlands country is seen as a "major gateway" to the continent.

The Dutch premier said the ties is only expected to grow in coming years.


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