LONDON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday told his British counterpart Theresa May there would be no dilution in the importance of the UK to India after it leaves the EU, as the two leaders agreed to infuse new energy into bilateral ties post-Brexit.The two leaders had “fruitful discussions” on multiple aspects of India-UK relations and issues like counter-terrorism, radicalisation and online extremism, according to of – ficial statements. Modi, who arrived at 10 Downing Street for a breakfast meeting, was greeted with the customary handshake by May. Very wel – come to London, Prime Minister, May said as she greeted Modi “Wonderful meeting with Prime Minister a theresa may at 10, Downing Street. We had fruitful discussions on multiple aspects of India-UK relations,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted after the meeting, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the two leaders had wide-ranging talks on redefining and infusing new energy into the bilateral engagement post-Brexit. A statement issued by 10 Downing Street after the meeting said that the Syria air strikes, counterterrorism, radicalisation and online extremism were among some of the key topics covered by both leaders. “PM Modi said there would be no dilution in the importance of the UK to India post-Brexit.
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