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PM to attend swearing-in of Maldives president-elect on Nov 17

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Maldivian president-elect next week, the announced Friday.

The will also visit to take part in the 13th Summit and other meetings on November 14 and 15, MEA said at a

The has accepted the invitation extended by Maldives' president-elect Solih to attend his swearing-in ceremony on November 17, he said.

On the US waiver to from sanctions, Kumar said the US has shown understanding of India's position on the issue.

India, and were among eight countries temporarily allowed to continue buying Iranian as they showed significant reduction in purchase from the country after the US reimposed crippling sanctions on Tehran, US had said earlier this week.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 15:40 IST