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PM Modi speaks with new South Korean President, invites him to India

Moon Jae-in succeeded Park Geun-hye, who was removed by a Constitutional Court on March 10, over a series of corruption allegations.

india Updated: May 14, 2017 22:13 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited new South Korean President Moon Jae-in to India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited new South Korean President Moon Jae-in to India.(Sushil Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday spoke with new South Korean President Moon Jae-in over phone and invited him to visit India.

“Just spoke with my friend President Moon Jae-in. Wished him every success and invited him to visit India soon. ‘Together we succeed’,” Modi tweeted.

Moon was sworn is as South Korea’s new President on Wednesday after his victory in Tuesday’s presidential election.

Moon succeeded Park Geun-hye, who was removed by a Constitutional Court on March 10, over a series of corruption allegations.

On Wednesday, the Prime Minister had tweeted congratulatory messages to Moon in English and Korean languages.

He said he looked forward to working with Moon to further strengthen the strategic partnership.