Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates Shinzo Abe on re-election

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New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Oct 23, 2017, 05:17 AM(IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Shinzo Abe. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Modi and Abe share a great relationship and have met several times over the last three years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on his re-election and said he looked forward to further strengthening the relations between the two countries.

Abe got a resounding victory in the snap polls held yesterday, with his LDF-led coalition winning a two-thirds majority in the lower house of Parliament.

"Heartiest greetings to my dear friend @AbeShinzo on his big election win. Look forward to further strengthen India- Japan relations with him," Modi tweeted.

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Modi and Abe share a great relationship and have met several times over the last three years.

Abe was in India recently for the annual summit meeting with Modi.

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