Japan PM Kishida to meet India's Modi in New Delhi

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will hold a summit meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India this weekend, an Indian foreign ministry spokesperson said on Thursday.

"This summit will actually be the first meeting of these two leaders," spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, adding that Kishida would be in India on March 19 and 20.

(Reporting by Devjyot Ghoshal and Alasdair Pal; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

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FILE PHOTO: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves towards the crowd as he leaves after the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, January 26, 2022. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida holds a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, March 16, 2022. Stanislav Kogiku/Pool via REUTERS
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida holds a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, March 16, 2022. Stanislav Kogiku/Pool via REUTERS

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