WORLD India says Modi, Abe summit postponed amid violent protests

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India says Modi, Abe summit postponed amid violent protests

AFP

17:20, December 13, 2019

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India said Friday that a planned summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe has been postponed, amid violent protests at the proposed location for the talks.

"Both sides have decided to defer the visit to a mutually convenient date in the near future," Indian foreign ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar said in a statement. The talks had been due to take place from December 15-17.

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