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Al Jazeera: Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Israel
Politics and International Relations 17 July 2017
Following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic visit to Israel on 4 July, Professor Anand said: “This visit is a shift in the Indian policies towards Palestine and Israel. What Narendra Modi is doing is sending a clear message that India wants to work more closely with Israel. Modi belongs to Hindu’s Nationalist party which is, of course, strongly in power and which have had a long term policy of wanting to work more closely not only with Israel but also with the US.”
He added: “For the US, a strong support of Modi includes the rich Indian Saudi diaspora and they work very closely with the pro-Israel lobby in the US, in this sense, we are dealing with something that is a combination of both shifting domestic policies of India and foreign policies towards the Right.”
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