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  1. PM narendra Modi is on his two day trip to USA where he is hosted by President Trump.
  2. Both leaders have common aspirations for their respective nations, face common challenges and therefore are keen to cooperate and coordinate on plethora of issues.
  3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump talked about terrorism, extremism and radicalization and expressed concern over rising instability in the war-torn country Afghanistan and agreed to ensuring peace and stability in the region. Afghanistan can be seen as a core area to be focussed upon by both leaders.
  4. Fight against terrorism and their safe havens has been declared as an important part of their cooperation.
  5. In a significant move, US declared Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist just hours before Modi-Trump meeting.hizbul
  6. Beyond security issues, Trade, commerce, investment, Technology, innovation and knowledge economy are also key areas of cooperation.
  7. Both nations have agreed to work closely on boosting maritime trade and cooperation.
  8. Trump also congratulated India for being the fastest growing economy and said that he looks forward to invest more US energy in India. Prime Minister Modi expressed his gratitude to Trump and invited him and his family to visit India.
  9. PM Modi had asked them to invest in India stating that it is a business-friendly destination and that things will only get better once the game-changing tax reform GST is implemented.
  10. In summary, there were discussions on defence and security issues, connectivity, Counter-terrorism, Afghanistan, Indian Ocean, Middle East and UNSC.