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Swaraj, Netanyahu discuss ways to strengthen strategic ties

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sushma Swaraj today called on Israeli Benjamin and discussed various aspects of the Indo- ties aimed at strengthening the strategic partnership.

According to a statement by Netanyahu's media adviser, the Israeli told Swaraj that there is a lot of enthusiasm for improving ties not only in the meetings at the level of and leaders but also among the people of the two countries.

"We are here in on a historic visit. It is important for the state of that one of the major powers (India) wants to develop close relations in many areas -- economics, trade, security and agriculture," the statement quoting as saying during his meeting with Swaraj.

The two also had a discussion on the work done by the two countries in combating terror.

Swaraj told that was very excited to receive him and emphasised on the "warm and special" friendship between the two countries.

"EAM @SushmaSwaraj called on @IsraeliPM Benjamin Netanyahu. Warm and engaging conversation on various aspects of our bilateral ties aimed at strengthening our strategic partnership. #ShalomNamaste," tweeted.

Netanyahu arrived here today on a six-day visit during which he will hold extensive talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, who received him at the airport, setting aside protocol.

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 22:40 IST