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PM Modi, Palestine Prez hold talks

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi and Palestinian President today held extensive talks on key bilateral, regional and international issues, including the Middle East peace process.

The focus of the talks was to further deepen bilateral cooperation between and the

"A relationship marked by solidarity & friendship. PM @narendramodi meets President at House in New Delhi," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.

Earlier, External Affairs Minister called on Abbas and reiterated India's support to the Palestinian cause.

In the morning, Abbas was warmly welcomed by President and Prime Minister Modi at Rashtrapati Bhawan. He was also given a ceremonial guard of honour there.

The visit of the Palestinian President comes ahead of Modi's visit to which is likely to take place in July.

Ahead of Abbas' visit, reiterated its "political support" to the Palestinian cause and had said that it continued to assist developmental projects there.

The Palestinian president arrived here on Sunday on a four-day visit.

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 14:32 IST