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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India

The President called outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today to express his gratitude for Dr. Singh’s tenure as Prime Minister and his critical role in transforming and deepening the U.S.-India strategic partnership and our cooperation on global challenges.  The President conveyed his appreciation for Dr. Singh’s friendship, noting that he looked forward to further expanding the strong relationship between the United States and India with Prime Minister-Elect Narendra Modi.