National

PM Modi, US President Donald Trump have telephonic conversation on fight against COVID-19

File image.

File image.   | Photo Credit: Special arrangement

The U.S. has so far confirmed 278,458 cases of COVID-19 and more than 7,100 deaths. India has 3,072 coronavirus cases and has reported 75 deaths

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday held a detailed discussion on the situation arising out of the coronavirus outbreak and resolved to deploy the full strength of the India-U.S. partnership to fight the pandemic.

Also read: Coronavirus | Global death toll rises to over 59,000

The two leaders held an “extensive” telephonic conversation.

“We had a good discussion, and agreed to deploy the full strength of the India-U.S. partnership to fight COVID-19,” Mr. Modi tweeted.

The discussion comes at a time when both countries are in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The U.S. has so far confirmed 278,458 cases of COVID-19 and more than 7,100 deaths. India has 3,072 coronavirus cases and has reported 75 deaths.

A letter from the Editor


Dear reader,

We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Support Quality Journalism
Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | May 30, 2020 9:49:37 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/pm-modi-us-president-donald-trump-have-telephonic-conversation-on-fight-against-covid-19/article31258475.ece

Next Story