Had a very good interaction with German Chancellor Angela Merkel: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a four-nation tour to Europe in a bid to boost bilateral ties.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 30, 2017 1:33 am
Narendra Modi, Angela Merkel, India Gemany relations, India news German Chancellor Angela Merkel, centre and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, walk through the garden of the government guest house Meseberg Palace, during a meeting in Meseberg, about 70 kilometers (43 miles) north on Berlin, Monday, May 29, 2017. AP/PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who reached Germany on Monday as part of his four-nation European tour, met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the official retreat for Chancellor Merkel, Schloss Meseberg, 80 km northwest of Berlin. During the meeting, the prime minister signed the Visitor’s Book of the 18th-century palace. He also took a stroll of Schloss Meseberg garden with Merkel where the two leaders held talks. Prime Minister is expected to dine alone with the Chancellor there. After the meeting, PM modi took to social media and said that he had a good interaction with the German Chancellor. “Had a very good interaction with Chancellor Merkel,” Modi said in a tweet.

Earlier in the day, PM Modi was interviewed by German newspaper ‘Handelsblatt’ after he reached Berlin. Speaking to the newspaper, Modi said described terrorism as the “gravest challenge” in front of the world. “To our mind, terrorism is the gravest challenge facing humanity. Europe must play a lead role in developing an effective global response under the aegis of the United Nations to deal with this menace,” Modi had said.

#WATCH Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Schloss Meseberg, Germany pic.twitter.com/4WfqZSUm0J

Ahead of the visit, PM Modi, in a Facebook post, described his visit to Germany as a “new chapter” in bilateral relations. “I am confident that this visit will open a new chapter in our bilateral cooperation with Germany and further deepen our strategic partnership,” he wrote. He further said that the visit will help in building a future of cooperation in various sectors between the two nations. Modi said that he and Merkel will “chart out a future roadmap of cooperation with focus on trade and investment, security and counter-terrorism, innovation and science and technology, skill development, urban infrastructure, railways and civil aviation, clean energy, development cooperation, health and alternative medicine.”

Later PM Modi is expected to hold a phone call with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. After Germany, the prime minister is expected to visit Spain, Russia and France, in a bid to boost bilateral and economic relations as part of the tour.

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    samir
    May 30, 2017 at 5:13 am
    Ask this chaiwalla what is meaning of chancellor... moron terrorist himself
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      Abhishek
      May 30, 2017 at 10:02 am
      Abe this chaiwala has achieved more than what your 7 generations past and future ever did and will do. Now go back to suicide bombing class.
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        Han
        May 30, 2017 at 5:19 pm
        Grow up you liar. Creating havoc around the and in your own homes and then blaming someone else because you are so ashamed of tel your own truth about who you really are. Brainwashed and naive just like everything you believe in. Very Mediaeval.
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        Mohammad Dar
        May 30, 2017 at 3:05 am
        Yes, Europe has been hit hard from hinduism terrorism, by allowing a hog of hinduism racism, by faith, hindu dogs of hinduism immorality Modi, on their soil, Cleanse every thing to its best the best, to avoid reacquiring of deadly disease of hinduism racism, in the land, having suffer so much in the past
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          Abhishek
          May 30, 2017 at 10:01 am
          Really ? Salman Abedi was Hindu ? What about the Paris, Berlin, Munich and Nice attackers ? You Mullas will go to any extent. Jhoot bolna to bachpan se sikhaate hai tum logo ko.
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            Han
            May 30, 2017 at 5:15 pm
            Taqiyya is a mater of fact in Islamic world. Lie lie lie to the world and to yourselves till you believe that lie to be true. Blame everyone else but yourselves, accuse others of atrocities while forgetting yours. Such naivety.
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            camy
            May 30, 2017 at 1:31 am
            India is a biggest state sponsored terrorist. Kil innocent christians, dalits and moslems. India is a dirty wolf hiding in sheep hide. fascist and racist country
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              Mohammad Dar
              May 30, 2017 at 3:08 am
              Not a country but, a zoo of hinduism racism, living by hind crime of hinduism racism, by faith, just like hindu immoral hierarchic of a hindu darkened of civility jungle, by the animals, in human form.
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                Abhishek
                May 30, 2017 at 10:04 am
                Zoo to Arab world mein dekhne ko mil raha hai. How's the Yemen bombing going ?
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                Abhishek
                May 30, 2017 at 10:03 am
                Wow ! Last I checked, bin Laden was hiding in porkistan !
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                  Han
                  May 30, 2017 at 5:22 pm
                  Camy .. feel sorry for you extremely childish brainwashed infant
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                  Anket
                  May 30, 2017 at 1:13 am
                  India should send all the christians back to Germany. christians are traitors and cannot be trusted.
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                    Antony
                    May 30, 2017 at 1:25 am
                    so that means you and your sanghi taliban brothers dont want to kill us ? so bad ! anti national sanghi like you are biggest traitors who sided with brits during freedom struggle ! i will buy ticket for you to go to porkistan so that you can play gau rakshak game there with your taliban cousins! Tell your modiji his place of visit is nepal not a civilized place like germany!
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                      RJ
                      May 30, 2017 at 2:47 am
                      Anket, you sound like a foreign provocateur aiming to inflame enmity between Indians. Your fake post does not even make sense - there is very little connection between Germany and Indian Christians. If I were you, I worry more about the future and survival of my own country.
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                        paarth
                        May 30, 2017 at 5:03 am
                        Where should we send you back?
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                        Anmol
                        May 30, 2017 at 12:52 am
                        This trip would usher in era of big trade deals and coopration btw the countries and also strength the trade route through chabahar port thus linking countries like Russia spain france and germany with India .Not only will it give strength to trade and coopration but will alline geopolitical interests btw the countries .This is a good move on part of GOI to boost trade and geopolitical standing of India .
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                          Antony
                          May 30, 2017 at 12:34 am
                          Why modi is meeting Angela merkel who is a beef eating catholic? she might have already have a nice beef steak in her tummy before meeting modiji. Does Bhagawatji the real prime minister of india and who wants to kill all the christians in India approved it???
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                            Anket
                            May 30, 2017 at 1:11 am
                            Go back to vatican, you christian terrorist. christianity is the worst religion along with islam. You christians are traitors, you will never support Hindus.
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                              Antony
                              May 30, 2017 at 1:18 am
                              You talk as if India belongs to your father ox? you sanghi taliban should get out of my country and go to porkistan, that is the right place for you so that you can play communal games with your taliban cousins!
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                                Kamal Pasha
                                May 30, 2017 at 2:01 am
                                Anket : You are 100 right. Nobody support Hindus. They are killed and abused in US and Australia also. Both Christian countries.
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                              Imran
                              May 30, 2017 at 12:30 am
                              A marriage of convenience between an Indian g a y and German l e s b i a n. After the meeting Modi was escorted to a g a y sauna where handsome white top guys cherry picked and screened by the g a y fraternity of Indian Foreign Service indulged in no barred s e x with the s e x starved bottom Prime Minister of India. If Modi keeps on sleeping with guys like this abroad, he may contract HIV very soon. Effeminate g a y prime minister of India pretending to have a 56 inch chest. Muslims of India lets unite and d i l d o him hard all night for the rest of his term. Muslims of India lets rebel against the Indian state.
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                                Anket
                                May 30, 2017 at 1:12 am
                                are you talking about your muhammad the child rapist.
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                                  paarth
                                  May 30, 2017 at 5:06 am
                                  Why are you so upset about this? You think that if you criticize and s it makes you taller? oR stronger? What are you trying to compensate for ? You should remember that whenever you write something it exposes something of your culture and upbringing so be very careful of using the proper words.
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                                    Abhishek
                                    May 30, 2017 at 10:08 am
                                    Merkel is married to a man, check that first you illiterate mulla. And as for being , then homo uality was actually promoted by the mulla mughals so that boys don't run after girls. Most racist "religion" of all : islam.
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                                    lafanga
                                    May 30, 2017 at 12:16 am
                                    Has Modi complained about Pa-kistan to the German chnacellor yet? LOL
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