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Sushma Swaraj holds talks with Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Paolo Gentiloni will hold delegation-level talks, and the Italian leader will also meet President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.

india Updated: Oct 30, 2017 12:02 IST
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External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj meets Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Monday. (Photo: MEA Twitter)

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj called on visiting Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Monday and discussed issues of mutual interest.

“EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni in New Delhi. Engaging discussion on issues of mutual interest,” external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

Gentiloni arrived in New Delhi on Sunday. This was the first Italian prime ministerial visit since the last one in February 2007 by then prime minister Romano Prodi.

Later on Monday, Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Gentiloni will hold delegation-level talks following which a number of agreements are expected to be signed.

Gentiloni will also call on President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.

First Published: Oct 30, 2017 12:01 IST