PM Narendra Modi, US President Donald discuss 5G, trade, defence and Iran


Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on Friday held bilateral talks with US President Donald Trump, discussing a host of global issues including Iran, 5G communications networks, trade and defence. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the G20 Summit at Japan’s Osaka.

The leaders met shortly after the Japan-America-India (JAI) trilateral meeting during which PM Shri Modi highlighted “the importance India attaches to” the grouping.

Later, briefing the media, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said, “There was a discussion on trade. The PM did mentioned that we had taken some action after GSP was revoked and see how can we resolve this issue. Trump welcomed this. It was a very productive discussion. On trade negotiations has not been done on the level of leaders.”