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Modi and trump discussed the G7 summit

Prime Minister Narendra modi and US President, Donald trump discussed by phone the upcoming G7 summit, the situation on the Indian-Chinese border and the need for reform at the world health organization.

As earlier informed a press-service of the Kremlin, the trump during a recent telephone conversation informed the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin about his idea of holding in September of the G7 summit with the possible invitation of the leaders of Russia, India, Australia and the Republic of Korea.

"President trump spoke about the presidency of the USA in the "Group of seven" and expressed his desire to expand the scope of activities of the group outside the existing membership to include other important countries, including India. In this context, he has written to Prime Minister modi an invitation to participate in the next summit "the Big seven" which will be held in the United States. Prime Minister modi praised President trump for his creative and visionary approach, recognizing the fact that this advanced forum will match the new realities of the world after the coronavirus. The Prime Minister said India would be happy to work with the United States and other countries to ensure the success of the proposed summit," reads the statement on the website of the press service of the government of India.

Prime Minister modi expressed his concern over the ongoing civil unrest in USA and conveyed his wishes for a speedy resolution of the situation, the report says.

"The two leaders also exchanged views on other topical issues such as the situation with COVID-19 in the two countries, the situation on the Indian-Chinese border, the need for reforms in the world health organization", - said the press service of the government.