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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephonic conversation on Monday during which they focused on key bilateral and international issues and resolved to step up cooperation in dealing with terrorism, diplomatic sources said.
Putin wished Modi success in the upcoming parliamentary elections, Russian diplomatic sources said. The leaders confirmed their mutual willingness to increase cooperation in fighting against international terrorism and solving other pressing world issues, they said.The conversation focused mainly on bilateral cooperation and current international issues, they said.During the conversation, the Russian president invited Modi to take part in the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok in September 2019 as a main guest, the sources said.
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In yet another attack against Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the grand old party of dividing Andhra Pradesh into Telangana and the residuary Andhra Pradesh state. He added that due to the bifurcation, both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are suffering till date.
The Prime Minister further said that former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee too divided Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar into six states and all of them are progressing at a fast pace.
“Look how Congress divided Andhra Pradesh. Both the states are suffering till date. When Atal Ji divided Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, six states were formed and all of them are rapidly progressing,” PM Modi said.
He was speaking at a public rally in Mahbubnagar of poll-bound Telangana.
Earlier in the day, PM Modi launched a two-pronged attack on the Opposition in Telangana and accused both the Congress and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) of indulging in dynasty politics.