Tamil Diplomat

India-America ‘true friends’: Trump invites Modi to visit US

Describing India as a “true friend” of the US, President Donald Trump invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the country later this year, the White House said on Tuesday, after both the leaders spoke over phone and discussed issues such as trade, defence and terrorism. Trump spoke to Modi on Tuesday night over phone, four days after he was sworn-in as the 45th President of America. “During a call with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, President Trump emphasised that the US considers India a true friend and partner in addressing challenges around the world,” the White House said in a readout of the call(ONE INDIA,2017)