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Modi meets Erdogan on sidelines of BRICS Summit, congratulates him on re-election

Earlier in the day, Modi met Russian President Valdimir Putin and also held bilateral meetings with the presidents of Argentina and Angola.

india Updated: Jul 27, 2018 19:47 IST
Press Trust of India
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Narendra Modi,Recep Tayyip Erdogan,BRICS Summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg and congratulated him on his re-election.(Twitter/@MEAIndia)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg and congratulated him on his re-election.

Earlier in the day, Modi met Russian President Valdimir Putin and also held bilateral meetings with the presidents of Argentina and Angola.

“The last engagement in Johannesburg! PM @narendramodi met the Turkish President Recep Erdogan on the sidelines of #BRICSSummit2018,” ministry of external affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

“PM congratulated President Erdogan on his re-election as the President. #IndiaatBRICS,” he said.

Erdogan, 64, was re-elected for a new five-year term in June after securing outright victory in the first round of a presidential poll. Kumar also shared two photographs of Modi’s meeting with the Turkish President.

First Published: Jul 27, 2018 19:47 IST