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India, Nepal hold talks

New govt assumed power in Nepal in August after the ouster of K.P. Sharma Oli as Prime Minister

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Publish Date: Sep 16 2016 1:49PM | Updated Date: Sep 16 2016 1:49PM

India, Nepal hold talks

 India and Nepal held bilateral talks on Friday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Nepalese counterpart Pushpa Kamal Dahal in the national capital.

 
"Reviewing the full spectrum of #India Nepal relations. Both PMs lead delegation level talks at Hyderabad House," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. 
 
After the meeting, Modi in a joint statement with his counterpart said that as immediate neighbours, peace, stability of Nepal is shared objectiveof both countries.
 
“Confident that under your wise leadership, Nepal will successfully implement the through inclusive dialogue”, he told the Nepalese PM.
 
He added that continued co-operation between defence & security agencies of India and Nepal is important to guard open borders of both countries.
 
New government assumed power in Nepal in August after the ouster of K.P. Sharma Oli as Prime Minister.
 
Earlier on Friday, Dahal was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.