Donald Trump to Meet Narendra Modi.
US President Donald Trump will hold several meetings with world leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, on the sidelines of G-20 meetingin Japan this week and is expected to discuss several issues, including trade. Trump is scheduled to leave for Japan on June 27 to attend the two-day summit meeting of G-20 leaders in Osaka on June 28 and 29. The list of his meetings on the sidelines of the G-20 summit include, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister Modi of India, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from Turkey.
This would be the first meeting between Modi and Trump after the recent general elections in India. Trump had called and congratulated Modi over the phone on his re-election. India raised tariffs on as many as 28 products, including almonds and walnuts, on June 16 in response to higher duties imposed by the US on products including steel and aluminium. The Trump administration on June 1 terminated India's designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the key General System Preference (GSP) trade programme.