July 21, 2024

Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India

Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to congratulate him and the National Democratic Alliance on their historic victory in India’s general election.  The President also commended the people of India for participating in the largest democratic exercise in human history, with nearly 650 million going to the polls to vote.  The two leaders emphasized their commitment to deepening the U.S.-India Comprehensive and Global Strategic Partnership and to advancing their shared vision of a free, open and prosperous Indo-Pacific region. The two leaders also discussed National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s upcoming travel to New Delhi to engage the new government on shared U.S.-India priorities, including the trusted, strategic technology partnership.

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Official news published at https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2024/06/05/readout-of-president-joe-bidens-call-with-prime-minister-narendra-modi-of-india/