Feb 25, 2020: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, in their joint statement after holding talks on Tuesday, 25 February, pointed to advancing defence cooperation between the two countries, including the purchase of military equipment worth $3 billion dollars by India.
"Defence cooperation between two countries is reflective of rising strategic partnership between India and US," PM Modi said.
Speaking to the media earlier on Tuesday, Trump said it was a "great honour" for him to visit India and see thousands of people gathered to welcome him. "People love you here," he told PM Modi, who also thanked Trump for visiting India at his invitation.
the media in Delhi on Tuesday, US President Trump said it was a "great honour" for him to visit India and see thousands of people gathered to welcome him.
Referring to the ’Namaste Trump’ event in Ahmedabad on Monday, Trump said, "People were there maybe more for you (PM Modi) than for me. There were 125,000 people inside. Every time I mentioned you, they cheered more. People love you here."
PM Modi also thanked Trump for visiting India at his invitation despite being "very busy"
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