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Trump, Modi discuss Afghan security, Rohingya crisis, North Korea




(MENAFN - Trend News Agency ) US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a phone talk Thursday on topics ranging from Afghanistan and the refugee crisis in Myanmar to the North Korean nuclear program, the White House said, Sputnik reported.

"Affirming President Trump's South Asia strategy, they reiterated their commitment to supporting Afghanistan's security and stability," the statement read.

"They also exchanged views on Burma and ways to address the plight of the Rohingya refugees. President Trump and Prime Minister Modi then discussed further steps to ensure denuclearization of North Korea," it continued.

The two leaders vowed to continue working together to enhance security in the Indo-Pacific region and strengthen economic cooperation between their countries as they prepare for a meeting in April of their defense and foreign policy officials.


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Trump, Modi discuss Afghan security, Rohingya crisis, North Korea

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