India's Modi makes surprise stop in Pakistan

December 26, 2015 8:01 AM

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India's Modi makes surprise stop in Pakistan

On his way back from Afghanistan, Modi stopped at Lahore for an unscheduled meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, after a surprise announcement on Twitter that sent analysts on both sides of the border into a tizzy.

After addressing a joint session of the Afghan parliament early Friday, Modi tweeted good wishes for Sharif on his birthday and said he is "looking forward to meet PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore today afternoon, where I will drop by on my way back to Delhi."

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