Narendra Modi welcomes Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to India with warm hug

Jan 15, 2018, 10:40 IST
  • Narendra Modi welcomes Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to India with warm hug

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a six-day visit that will also take him to Mumbai and Gujarat. All pics/AFP

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  • Narendra Modi welcomes Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to India with warm hug

    As Netanyahu and his wife Sara stepped on the red carpet, a smiling Narendra Modi embraced the Israeli leader and then shook hands with the couple

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  • Narendra Modi welcomes Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to India with warm hug

    The two prime ministers are expected to discuss a variety of subjects related to bilateral relations and the global situation

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  • Narendra Modi welcomes Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to India with warm hug

    This is the first visit to India by an Israeli Prime Minister since Ariel Sharon came in 2003

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  • Narendra Modi welcomes Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to India with warm hug

    Narendra Modi broke protocol to personally receive his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu with a hug as he arrived in New Delhi to begin a six-day visit

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  • Narendra Modi welcomes Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to India with warm hug

    "A special welcome for a special visit... Modi personally receives Israeli PM at Delhi Airport," the Prime Minister's Office tweeted

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    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pose for photographers after Netanyahu arrived at the Air Force Station in New Delhi

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  • Narendra Modi welcomes Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to India with warm hug

    Narendra Modi welcomes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu on their arrival at the Air Force Station in New Delhi on January 14, 2018

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    The plane carrying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu arrives at the Air Force Station in the Indian capital New Delhi on January 14, 2018

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    The Israeli leader, accompanied by dozens of Israeli businessmen, will visit the Centre of Excellence in Agriculture at Vadrad in Gujarat and interact with business leaders in Mumbai. He will also go to the Taj Mahal city of Agra.

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Narendra Modi broke protocol to personally receive his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu with a hug as he arrived in New Delhi to begin a six-day visit. Here are the pictures.

 

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