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Committed to making US-India partnership among closest on earth, President Biden tells PM Modi in Tokyo

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 24 May 2022
"There is so much that our countries can and will do together. I am committed to make the US-India partnership among the closest we have on earth," Joe Biden said.
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