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US ‘loves’ India, Donald Trump tweets back at ‘friend’ Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier tweeted, “ I congratulate @POTUS, @realDonaldTrump and the people of the USA on the 244th Independence Day of the USA. As the world’s largest democracies, we cherish freedom and human enterprise that this day celebrates.”

world Updated: Jul 05, 2020 07:55 IST
Yashwant Raj
Yashwant Raj
Hindustan Times, Washington
The two leaders are known to share an easy and increasingly close relationship, and often refer to each other as “friends”.
The two leaders are known to share an easy and increasingly close relationship, and often refer to each other as “friends”. (Reuters file photo)

President Donald Trump thanked “my friend” Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his greetings on the 244th anniversary of the American Independence Day.

“Thank you my friend. America loves India!,” Trump tweeted.  

Modi had earlier tweeted, “ I congratulate @POTUS, @realDonaldTrump and the people of the USA on the 244th Independence Day of the USA. As the world’s largest democracies, we cherish freedom and human enterprise that this day celebrates.”

The two leaders are known to share an easy and increasingly close relationship, and often refer to each other as “friends”.

Trump attended the July 4 American Independence Day celebrations in South Dakota.

US Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster also extended wishes to the Americans on the occasion of the country’s 244th Independence Day.

“From all of us at the U.S. Mission in India, we wish our United States of America a very Happy 244th Birthday! #IndependenceDay #4thofJuly,” Juster tweeted on Saturday.

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