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Monday, February 24, 2020, 22:59
Trump says India, US to sign defense deals worth US$3b
By Xinhua
Monday, February 24, 2020, 22:59 By Xinhua

US President Donald Trump smiles while addressing 'Namaste Trump' rally at Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, on February 24, 2020. (MONEY SHARMA / AFP)

NEW DELHI - India and the United States will sign defense deals worth more than US$3 billion on Tuesday in New Delhi, US President Donald Trump said here on Monday during his two-day state visit.

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After arriving in India's western state of Gujarat on Monday morning, Trump delivered a speech at the world's biggest cricket stadium, Motera in the city of Ahmedabad.

Trump also recalled the recent tri-services military exercises that took place between the two sides, held in November 2019.

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The US president will travel to Delhi later this evening. En route to the Indian capital, Trump and his wife Melania will also enjoy a glimpse of the world heritage site the Taj Mahal, in India's northern city of Agra. 

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