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US President Donald Trump imitates PM Narendra Modi's accent

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 23 January 2018, 17:01 IST

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump are famous for the warm relationship that they share. Recently, in a video that went viral, Trump can be seen imitating and talking like PM Modi in an Indian accent while discussing Afghanistan Policy and the video was reported by the Washington Post.

According to the reports, Trump said that "Never has a country given so much away for so little in return as the United States in Afghanistan."

President Trump has declared  PM Modi as his true friend  and their friendship has created a warm rapport in the last years. The two ministers had communicated on the phone and on social media sites like Twitter. Although President Trump has been accused for his racist remarks that he had made during mimicing others. Earlier, he was found imitating the Puerto Rican accent while speaking about the condition of the victims of Hurricane Maria. He also copied an Indian call centre representative and mimicked his accent while noting a point about what he called 'crooked banking'.

US President Donald Trump-hosted PM Modi in June last year at the White House. According to the White House, it was the first dinner for a foreign dignitary at the White House under the Trump's administration.

While in 2014, PM Modi also welcomed President Trump in India. PM Modi and President Trump were met at the ASEAN summit in the Philippines in November.

PM Modi also hosted Ivanka Trump, daughter of Trump as well as informal advisor of President Trump with her 360-member delegation to a high profile business summit in Hyderabad in 2017.

Both the countries have deepened their strategic partnership with each other to extend themselves in various fields including defence, research, trade and terrorism.

Currently, PM Modi is at Davos summit in Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum and has also become the first Indian PM to give the speech at the WEF and first to attend the summit after HD Deve Gowda's visit in 1997.

First published: 23 January 2018, 16:05 IST