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Modi hosts dinner for Netanyahu

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Modi hosted a private dinner for his Israeli counterpart Benjamin and wife at his 7, residence here tonight.

"Delighted to welcome Mrs. and PM @to 7, @IsraeliPM," Modi tweeted.

Earlier in day, Modi, setting aside protocol, received Netanyahu at the airport. He welcomed Netanyahu with a hug upon his arrival.

The two leaders also attended a ceremony to rename Teen Murti Chowk as Teen Murti-Haifa Chowk, after the Israeli city of Haifa.

Modi and Netanyahu are known to share a warm rapport.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 21:55 IST