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Modi arrives in Palestine

IANS  |  Ramallah 

arrived here on Saturday to become the first Indian to visit Palestine.

was received by his Palestinian counterpart after alighting from a helicopter that brought him to from capital

will hold talks with Palestine following which a number of agreements are going to be signed.

This will be the fourth meeting between Modi and Abbas after those on the sidelines of the in 2015, at the climate summit later that year and at the Palestinian President's visit to last year.

The visit will reaffirm India's foreign policy position that its relationship with one country is independent of its ties with a third country and will de-hyphenate and Palestine after Modi's standalone visit to in July last year.

Palestine is the first leg of Modi's three-nation tour of that will also see him going to the (UAE) and

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 14:10 IST
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