US President Barack Obama accepts PM Modi’s invite to attend Republic Day celebrations
New Delhi: In a major step which will further help cement diplomatic ties between India and the United States of America, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday invited US President Barack Obama to be the chief guest at next year’s Republic Day celebrations, which was readily accepted by the latter.
Obama will be the first US President to grace the grand celebrations at Rajpath. A release from the White House confirmed the reports. It said,
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Obama last visited India in November 2010. Modi embarked on a five day trip to the US in September,
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