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Obama félicite Modi et l'invite à Washington

16/05/2014 03:18 EDT | Actualisé 16/07/2014 05:12 EDT
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President Barack Obama speaks to the media at the Washington Irving Boat Club in Tarrytown, N.Y., Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The President spoke about the need for Congress to fund road and bridge improvements across the nation. (AP Photo/Journal News, Seth Harrison, Pool)

Barack Obama a appelé le futur Premier ministre indien Narendra Modi pour le féliciter de la victoire de son parti aux élections législatives, et l'a invité à Washington, a annoncé vendredi la présidence des États-Unis.

M. Obama a en outre dit vouloir "travailler étroitement avec M. Modi pour concrétiser les extraordinaires promesses du partenariat stratégique entre les Etats-Unis et l'Inde", a précisé l'exécutif dans un communiqué.

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