Why Israel’s courting India’s Prime Minister Modi

Jerusalem( CNN) Merely a select few global leader receive Israel’s grandiose celebration at Ben Gurion International Airport: parties like the President of the United States, and the Pope. So it did not vanish unnoticed that India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the same red carpet treatment.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his cabinet were on the tarmac to react Modi as he exited his Air India Boeing 747 in Tel Aviv.

Modi rendered the gesture in trademark style.

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