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US Presidential election 2016: World leaders congratulate Donald Trump, Modi praises his friendship

Prime Minister Narendra Modi On Wednesday Congratulated Donald Trump On Being Elected As US President, Saying He Looks Forward To Working With Him Closely To Take Indo-US Ties To A New Height.

PTI | Updated on: 09 Nov 2016, 03:20:24 PM
A file photo of PM Modi

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on being elected as US President, saying he looks forward to working with him closely to take Indo-US ties to a new height.

“Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President,” Modi said in a tweet.

He said the country looks forward to working closely with Trump to strengthen bilateral ties.

“We look forward to working with you closely to take India-US bilateral ties to a new height,” the Prime Minister said.

“We appreciate the friendship you have articulated towards India during your campaign, @realDonaldTrump,” he said.

Trump on Wednesday (IST) beat seasoned politician Hillary Clinton in the knife-edge polls, defying the odds to become the 45th US President.

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Florian Philippot, tweeted: “Their world is collapsing. Ours is being built.”

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The Dutch far-right leader and MP Geert Wilders expressed his jubilation after early wins for Trump. He wrote: Your victory is historic and for all of us!

Ukip’s leader Nigel Farage tweeted: Looks like 2016 is going to be the year of two big political revolutions @realDonaldTrump. Would be bigger than Brexit!

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First Published : 09 Nov 2016, 03:13:00 PM