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Modi congratulates Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on re-election

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his re-election and said he looked forward to further strengthening the relations between the two countries.

india Updated: Oct 23, 2017 10:00 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe shake hands during a meeting in Paris on the sidelines of CoP 21 summit on climate change.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe shake hands during a meeting in Paris on the sidelines of CoP 21 summit on climate change.(PTI File Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his re-election and said he looked forward to further strengthening the relations between the two countries.

Abe got a resounding victory in the snap polls held yesterday, with his LDF-led coalition winning two-thirds majority in the lower house of Parliament.

“Heartiest greetings to my dear friend @AbeShinzo on his big election win. Look forward to further strengthen India- Japan relations with him,” Modi tweeted.

Modi and Abe share a great relationship and have met several times over the last three years.

Abe was in India recently for the annual summit meeting with Modi.