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10 Things That Happened When Narendra Modi Met Donald Trump And You Were Fast Asleep

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In case you slept through it – and you probably did – two of the world's most powerful leaders, Narendra Modi and Donald Trump, hung out at the White House earlier today.

The meeting is part of Modi's three-nation tour of Portugal, USA, and the Netherlands.
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The meeting is part of Modi's three-nation tour of Portugal, USA, and the Netherlands.

1. This was the first time the two were meeting, but you wouldn't know it looking at how instantly they connected.

Welcome to the @WhiteHouse Prime Minister Modi!

2. The PM came bearing gifts, including Kashmiri shawls and a silver bracelet for First Lady Melania Trump.

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3. Modi also presented Trump a postal stamp that was issued by India in 1965 to commemorate the death centenary of Abraham Lincoln.

PM presented @POTUS a folio containing an original commemorative postal stamp that had been issued by India in 1965.

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4. After a brief one-on-one meeting, the duo headed to the Cabinet Room for delegation level talks, during which Trump thanked Modi with a humblebrag.

Trump was referring to the recent deal between Tata and Lockheed Martin to produce F-16 fighter jets in India.
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Trump was referring to the recent deal between Tata and Lockheed Martin to produce F-16 fighter jets in India.

5. The duo then addressed the media, at which point Trump decided to double down on the humblebragging.

Trump also reiterated that "India has a true friend in the White House".
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Trump also reiterated that "India has a true friend in the White House".

6. Finally, over an hour after they first met, Modi went in for his trademark hug at the end of Trump's statement.

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7. However, things got a ~little~ intense when Modi refused to let go of Trump...

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A move that many hailed as a tactical masterstroke, considering Trump's penchant for making handshakes very awkward.

@TomNamako He just trumped Trump. Awesome.

8. He then read out his statement, asserting that the fight against terror was their main priority, and ended it on a typically polite note.

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9. And to cap off the successful meeting, he became the first foreign dignitary to be hosted for dinner by Trump at the White House.

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10. PS – in case you were wondering, yes, there was a second hug.

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Sahil Rizwan is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Mumbai.

Contact Sahil Rizwan at sahil.rizwan@buzzfeed.com.

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