Narendra Modi ‘looks forward’ to working with Macron


Indian prime minister Narendra Modi congratulated Emmanuel Macron on being elected as the president of France and said he looked forward to working closely with him to further strengthen bilateral relations. “Congratulations to @EmmanuelMacron for an emphatic victory in the French Presidential election. #Presidentielle2017,” Modi tweeted. “I look forward to working closely with President-elect @EmmanuelMacron to further strengthen India-France ties,” he added. Macron, 39, defeated Marine Le Pen on Sunday, and created history by becoming the youngest president in the 59-year history of the French Fifth Republic. Macron’s victory marked the third time in six months – following elections in…

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