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French President Macron makes congratulatory phone call to PM Modi

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Following BJP-led NDA's emphatic victory in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, French made a congratulatory phone call to Narendra Modi, the of the and Foreign Affairs said on Saturday.

The remarked that both and would continue to work together with an aim to bolster the security of the two nations.

"and have a steadfast partnership. We will continue to work together to consolidate the security of our nations, secure stability in the world, and promote sustainable development as well as exchanges between our youth," the statement by the read.

"can rely on France's continued friendship,' it added.

Congratulating the Indian people and the authorities for the successful completion of the general elections, the statement remarked that the "immense voter participation in the electoral process illustrates the vibrancy of the largest democracy in the "

Meanwhile, on Saturday morning, also congratulated the Indian on the electoral victory and hoped that the two countries would continue to strive towards an even more productive partnership, said.

Wishes and greetings poured in from across the after Modi-led NDA swept the elections and won 352 out of 542 seats in the Lok Sabha.

The received congratulatory calls from leaders of Japan, Israel, Russia, and France, and the Leaders of several other countries, including China, France, Pakistan, and Vietnam, also sent congratulatory messages to the PM.

Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani, Prime Minister Antonio Costa, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Sri Lanka's President and Prime Minister and former President of the Maldives Maumoon Abdul Gayoom took to to send their congratulations to Modi.

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First Published: Sat, May 25 2019. 09:54 IST