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BJP welcomes Obama's statement on the new govt

PTI  New Delhi, May 13, 2014
First Published: 12:28 IST(13/5/2014) | Last Updated: 13:45 IST(13/5/2014)

BJP on Tuesday welcomed the statement of US President Barack Obama that he was looking forward to work closely with the new government in India, saying all countries will cooperate with the new government in New Delhi.

"What Obama says shows in which direction the wind is blowing. All the democracies and all the countries in the world will definitely cooperate with the new government," party spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said in New Delhi.

In a statement, Obama said he is looking forward to the formation of a new government in India once the election results are announced and pledged to work closely with New Delhi.

"We look forward to the formation of a new government once election results are announced and to working closely with India's next administration to make the coming years equally transformative," Obama said.

Congratulating the people of India on the successful elections, the polling for which concluded on Monday, Obama said, "I congratulate the people of India on concluding their national elections. India has set an example for the world in holding the largest democratic election in history, a vibrant demonstration of our shared values of diversity and freedom".


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