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Deepening ties with India was Obama’s “genuine priority”

President Barack Obama with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Outgoing US president Barack Obama made strengthening relations with India a “genuine priority” and sought ways to effectively work together to fight extremism and enhance economic ties, the White House has said. “President Obama did make strengthening our ties with India a genuine priority,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters on Tuesday (17) at his last news conference as the presidential spokesman. “The President believed that it served our economic interest and national security interest, and that would certainly explain the frequent visits of both Indian prime ministers during president Obama’s tenure in office to the White House…

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