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Modi to meet German Chancellor on way back from Britain

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Modi will stop over in and meet while on his way back from London, the announced on Saturday.

"At the suggestion of German Angela Merkel, Modi will be making a brief stopover in on April 20 after completing his visits to and the United Kingdom," the ministry said in a statement.

Modi will meet Merkel and the two leaders will exchange views on a number of bilateral, regional and global issues, it said.

"This will be the first meeting between the two leaders since Merkel began her fourth term on March 14, 2018.

"The visit demonstrates the commitment by the two countries to maintain the momentum of high level exchanges," it added.

Modi will be visiting and Britain from April 16 to 20 during the course of which he will also participate in the first ever India-Nordic Summit and this year's Commonwealth Heads of Meeting (CHOGM).

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 00:04 IST
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