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Concerned about CAA, may raise issue with Modi: White House

Feb 22, 2020 09:50 IST

US President Donald Trump will raise the issue of religious freedom with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to India next week, the White House said on Friday. Reports quoted a senior White House official saying, President Trump will talk about the shared tradition of democracy and religious freedom of the two countries, adding that Trump will raise the religious freedom issue. Responding to a question on whether the US president was planning to speak on the Citizenship Amendment Act or the National Register of Citizens, he said the US has great respect for India's democratic traditions and institutions, and will continue to encourage India to uphold those traditions.

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