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Modi congratulates UK's Johnson for election victory

New Delhi

13-December-2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated his British counterpart Boris Johnson for securing an overall majority in the UK general election.

Taking to Twitter, Modi said: "Many congratulations to PM @BorisJohnson for his return with a thumping majority. I wish him the best and look forward to working together for closer India-UK ties."

The UK's ruling Conservative Party on Friday won an overall majority in the general election held on Thursday, while the opposition Labour Party earned its worst results since 1935.
IANS