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'Always given primacy to peace in our region': Modi responds to Imran Khan's greeting

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congratulated his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, after his party swept the Lok Sabha elections. Responding to Khan's message, on Thursday said that he has always "given primacy to peace and development in our region."

Messages of support for PM have been pouring in after the secured a resounding mandate in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Dozens of world leaders have either personally called him to laud his victory in the or have extended their wishes on

"I congratulate on the electoral victory of and allies. Look forward to working with him for peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia," Khan tweeted earlier on Thursday.

Responding to him, PM Modi wrote: "Thank you PM @ImranKhanPTI. I warmly express my gratitude for your good wishes. I have always given primacy to peace and development in our region."

Ahead of the polls, Khan had said that there might be a better chance of peace talks with if PM Modi wins the elections. He reportedly said that if the next were to be led by the party, it might be too scared to seek a settlement with over Kashmir, fearing a backlash from the right wing.

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First Published: Fri, May 24 2019. 00:36 IST