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Coronavirus

U.S., India to use 'full strength' of partnership to fight coronavirus: India's Modi

U.S. President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrive for their joint news conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India, February 25, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi - RC2R7F9AGQ0M

(Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday he had a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump about using the two countries’ partnership to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

"We had a good discussion, and agreed to deploy the full strength of the India-US partnership to fight COVID-19," Modi said in a tweet here.

Reporting by Ismail Shakil in Bengaluru; Editing by Mark Heinrich

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