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US President Joe Biden Leaves For Vietnam After Attending G20 Summit In India

US President Joe Biden had arrived in the national capital—Delhi on Friday to attend the two-day G20 summit and held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the same day.

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US President Joe Biden left for Vietnam after he and several other G20 leaders paid homage at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat in Delhi on Sunday morning.

On his first visit to India as the US President, Biden arrived in the national capital on Friday to attend the two-day G20 summit and held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the same day.

In their over 50-minute talks, Modi and Biden vowed to "deepen and diversify" the bilateral major defence partnership while welcoming forward movement in India's procurement of 31 drones and joint development of jet engines, reported PTI.

Biden also participated in key sessions of the G20 Summit on Saturday.

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Earlier, Biden held meeting Modi at the Prime Minister's Residence on Friday. 

This was Biden's first visit to India as the President of the United States. Earlier, he had visited India as the Vice President during Barack Obama's presidency. 

Biden is among the heads of state and government of the world's top countries who had arrived inIndia for the G-20 Summit. 

The yearlong presidency of India of Group of 20 (G-20) is set to conclude with the G-20 Summit which the Modi government has projected as a sign of India's rising profile at the world stage. 

Earlier, the White House had said that Biden will "work with allies and partners to further strengthen the global economy" at the G-20 Summit. 

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