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Modi seeks Japan's help for 'inclusive vision' on first big trip

The Indian prime minister admires the Japanese premier's brand of nationalist politics

Reuters  |  New Delhi 

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan on Saturday seeking to capitalise on his affinity with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to strengthen security and business ties on his first major foreign visit since his landslide election victory in May. Modi is one of only three people that Abe follows on Twitter, while the Indian leader admires the Japanese premier's brand of nationalist politics. "We will explore how Japan can associate itself productively with my vision of inclusive development in India," Modi said before departing on Saturday for the five-day ...

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First Published: Sun, August 31 2014. 07:59 IST