Modi Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives at Hangzhou International Expo Center to attend the G20 summit in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 4, 2016. Trudeau phoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi June 19 and the two discussed various issues, including climate change. (Xinhua/Xing Guangli/IANS photo)

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a phone call from his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau June 19, during which the two leaders exchanged views on issues of mutual interest, including climate change.

"Both leaders exchanged views on developments of mutual interest, specifically, climate change. Prime Minister Modi reaffirmed India's commitment to take forward implementation of the Paris Agreement," a Prime Minister's Office release said.

Modi also congratulated Trudeau on the 150th Anniversary of the Canadian Confederation.

"He appreciated the steady all-round progress in diverse areas of bilateral engagement with Canada. Both leaders agreed to continue communication and cooperation to promote stronger ties," said the release.

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