Obama to host Modi at White House

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and US President Barack Obama meet in New Delhi in January 2015President Barack Obama will host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on June 7, as the pair try to flesh out nascent trade and security ties. This will be Modi’s second White House visit since his Hindu nationalist party won a sweeping victory in 2014 polls. Obama has assiduously courted the Indian premier, cultivating a strategic relationship seen as a counterweight to an increasingly assertive China.

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