'I love India, give my regards to my friend Narendra Modi,' Donald Trump tells Sushma Swaraj at UN meet

'I love India, give my regards to my friend PM (Narendra) Modi,' US President Donald Trump told External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as they exchanged pleasantries during a high-level event on counter-narcotics on Monday

Press Trust of India September 25, 2018 08:45:17 IST
'I love India, give my regards to my friend Narendra Modi,' Donald Trump tells Sushma Swaraj at UN meet

United Nations: "I love India, give my regards to my friend PM (Narendra) Modi," US President Donald Trump told External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as they exchanged pleasantries during a high-level event on counter-narcotics on Monday.

I love India give my regards to my friend Narendra Modi Donald Trump tells Sushma Swaraj at UN meet

Sushma Swaraj and Donald Trump. Agencies

As Trump left the podium at the conclusion of the event hosted by him at the United Nations, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warmly hugged Swaraj and introduced her to the president. When Swaraj told the US president that she has brought greetings from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trump responded: "I love India, give my regards to my friend PM Modi,” Indian diplomatic sources told PTI.

Swaraj attended the Global Call to Action on the World Drug Problem chaired by Trump as the high-level week of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly began.

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