Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to Delhi on Wednesday morning after concluding his three-nation tour of Portugal, the USA and the Netherlands.He was received by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on his return. Trump said both India and the United States had been struck by terrorism, “and we are both determined to destroy terrorist organisations and the radical ideology that drives them”.
The two leaders vowed to ensure strong cooperation on terrorism. “This is borne out of sheer jealousy and guilt as the prime minister’s every foreign visit holds a mirror to the lost opportunities during the 10 years of UPA rule”, Naidu said.
“We will destroy radical Islamic terrorism”, he said.
“In this regard, the visit of Prime Minister is singular success which was reflected in the joint media briefing made by the two leaders”, he said.
Holding, who serves as co-chairman of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, described Trump and Modi as “great personalities”, while adding that the USA has tremendous opportunity to build off progress made in recent years.
Noting that extensive economic and tax reforms launched in their respective countries will unlock vast economic opportunities for both countries, both leaders committed to further expanding and balancing the trade relationship and to removing obstacles to growth and jobs creation. “There was no big idea in the relationship”, Tewari said.
On China, the article said, “The U.S. outreach to India over the past two decades was based in part on an attempt to support a counterweight to Chinese influence in Asia”.
“Thank you for ordering equipment from the US”.
While Trump has 32.8 million followers on Twitter, Modi comes a close second with over 31 million followers. “We’re also looking forward to exporting more American energy to India as your economy grows, including major long- term contracts to purchase American natural gas, which are right now being negotiated, and we will sign them”. “We’re doing that also, by the way. On certain issues it was very detailed”, he said, adding that there was a converging viewpoint of what is the problem and diagnose the problem. The paper referred to both leaders as “political outsiders who champion a muscular, country-first nationalism”.