Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in New Delhi for six-day visit; Narendra Modi receives Israeli PM at airport [Photos]

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a six-day visit give a fillip to 25 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries

FP Staff January 14, 2018 15:33:36 IST
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a six-day visit give a fillip to 25 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries. Twitter@MEAIndia
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Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a six-day visit give a fillip to 25 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries. Twitter@MEAIndia
The visit comes less than a month after New Delhi voted in the UN General Assembly against US president Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. PTI
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The visit comes less than a month after New Delhi voted in the UN General Assembly against US president Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. PTI
"Your visit to India is historic and special. It will further cement the close friendship between our nations," said Narendra Modi. Twitter@narendramodi
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"Your visit to India is historic and special. It will further cement the close friendship between our nations," said Narendra Modi. Twitter@narendramodi
This is the first prime ministerial visit from Israel to India since the visit of former prime minister, Ariel Sharon. Twitter@narendramodi
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This is the first prime ministerial visit from Israel to India since the visit of former prime minister, Ariel Sharon. Twitter@narendramodi
"I think the relationship is much stronger than one vote in the UN here and there," said Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon, at a media briefing on Sunday. Twitter@MEAIndia
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"I think the relationship is much stronger than one vote in the UN here and there," said Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon, at a media briefing on Sunday. Twitter@MEAIndia
The two leaders attended a solemn ceremony at the Teen Murti Memorial in New Delhi to mark the formal renaming of Teen Murti Chowk as Teen Murti Haifa Chowk. Twitter@MEAIndia
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The two leaders attended a solemn ceremony at the Teen Murti Memorial in New Delhi to mark the formal renaming of Teen Murti Chowk as Teen Murti Haifa Chowk. Twitter@MEAIndia