India"s newly sworn-in Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) shakes hands with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during a meeting in New Delhi on May 27, 2014.
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India PM Modi holds first talks with Pakistan's Sharif

India's new PM Narendra Modi has urged his Pakistani counterpart to crack down on militants and speed up the trial of the 2008 Mumbai attacks suspects.

Mr Modi held bilateral talks with Nawaz Sharif on his first day in office.

The Pakistani leader said they should put the "legacy of mistrust" behind them and work for peace and stability.

Sanjoy Majumder reports.

  • 27 May 2014
  • From the section Asia
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