Obama calls up Modi & greets him on Diwali

US President Barack Obama called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi last night to greet him on Diwali. The two leaders agreed to meet in Turkey on the sidelines of the G20 Summit to be held early next week.

In a tweet, Mr Modi said, they exchanged Diwali greetings. He said, it was good knowing how White House is marking Diwali. He said, this was their first conversation through the newly-established hotline.

The Prime Minister said, Mr Obama and he look forward to meeting in Turkey during the G20 Summit.

Mr Modi said, they also discussed a wide range of other issues.

After his visit to the United Kingdom beginning on November 12th, Mr Modi will travel to Turkey to attend the G20 Summit to be held on November 15-16.

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