Obama calls up Manmohan, congratulates on victory

May 24th, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS  

Barack Obama New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday telephoned Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to congratulate him on his victory in the general elections and hoped for a continuity in the India-US strategic partnership, an official said.
Manmohan Singh reiterated his invitation to Michelle and Barack Obama to visit India, a key aide to the prime minister said.

Obama said he looked forward to continuity in the India-US strategic partnership, according to the official.

Manmohan Singh was Friday evening sworn in as prime minister for his second consecutive term.

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