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Indian PM Modi lauds Nepal's constitution quest

- Agencies, NEW YORK
Indian PM Modi lauds Nepal's constitution quest

Sep 28, 2014-

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, delivering his maiden speech at the United Nations, said his government placed the highest priority on advancing friendship and cooperation with its neighbours.

Talking about neighbourhood, Modi said India desired a peaceful and stable environment for its development. “A nation’s destiny is linked to its neighbourhood. That is why my government has placed the highest priority on advancing friendship and cooperation with her neighbours.”

Hailing the wave of democracy sweeping the globe, he also praised  Nepal’s quest for new constitution, Afghan transition and Bhutan’s nascent democracy.

Modi’s 35-minute speech, delivered in Hindi, covered a number of subjects such as terrorism, including its resurgence in West Asia, reforms of the United Nations.

Published: 28-09-2014 12:03

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