Australian PM Tony Abbott calls up Narendra Modi; thanks for warm hospitality

New Delhi, Sep 16: A week after his visit here, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday called up his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and thanked him for the warm hospitality as the two leaders agreed to actively follow up on the decisions reached.

Abbott told Modi that a warm welcome awaits him when he travels here in November this year on a bilateral visit after the G-20 Summit.

The Australian Prime Minister conveyed sympathy and solidarity over the floods in Jammu and Kashmir.

Modi told his counterpart that he had touched the heart of every Indian and the visit had resulted in concrete outcomes and new dimensions to the strategic partnership between India and Australia.

"Both the Prime Ministers agreed to actively follow up the decisions reached in the summit," a PMO statement said

During the visit, the two countries signed civil nuclear agreement under which Australia will supply uranium to the energy-starved country.

The two sides also agreed to enhance cooperation in key areas of security and trade.

The two leaders today also exchanged views on regional and international developments.


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