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    In First Meeting, Modi and Trump Seek to Strengthen Ties

    They’ve had differences. But while the U.S. president has accused India of unscrupulous negotiations with regard to the Paris climate accord, some foresee a potentially close relationship between President Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, set for their first face-to-face meeting today in Washington. Both leaders are avid Twitter users and rose to power partly on their pro-business bonafides. However, experts foresee potential clashes on issues of immigration, trade, climate change and protections against terrorism — as well as Trump’s rapidly shifting policies toward China.

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