PM Modi holds talks with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, discusses strategic interests

Myanmar Foreign Minister and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attended the Brics-Bimstec Outreach Summit in Goa during her four-day visit to India. She also held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

FP Staff October 19, 2016 22:01:26 IST
Myanmar Foreign Minister and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attended the Brics-Bimstec Outreach Summit in Goa during her four-day visit to India. She also held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: AP
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Myanmar Foreign Minister and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attended the Brics-Bimstec Outreach Summit in Goa during her four-day visit to India. She also held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: AP
Suu Kyi also met President Pranab Mukherjee and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Photo: AP
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Suu Kyi also met President Pranab Mukherjee and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Photo: AP
Modi in the press conference welcomed Suu Kyi to her "second home" and said that her clear vision, mature leadership and struggle has inspired people across the world. Photo: AP
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Modi in the press conference welcomed Suu Kyi to her "second home" and said that her clear vision, mature leadership and struggle has inspired people across the world. Photo: AP
Modi announced India's cooperation programme and said that the two countries have agreed on security coordination in border areas. Photo: Reuters
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Modi announced India's cooperation programme and said that the two countries have agreed on security coordination in border areas. Photo: Reuters
Suu Kyi called India "the greatest democracy in the world" in her press briefing and said that Myanmar is a young democracy, "The time has come for us to say that, yes we can do this". Photo: Reuters
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Suu Kyi called India "the greatest democracy in the world" in her press briefing and said that Myanmar is a young democracy, "The time has come for us to say that, yes we can do this". Photo: Reuters
Swaraj and Suu Kyi discussed socio-economic development and strengthening democracy. Photo: Reuters
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Swaraj and Suu Kyi discussed socio-economic development and strengthening democracy. Photo: Reuters
India and Myanmar signed three agreements following the talks between the leaders. This is the first official visit of Suu Kyi to New Delhi since her National League for Democracy (NLD) assumed power in Myanmar in March this year. Photo: PTI
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India and Myanmar signed three agreements following the talks between the leaders. This is the first official visit of Suu Kyi to New Delhi since her National League for Democracy (NLD) assumed power in Myanmar in March this year. Photo: PTI