Indian PM Modi seeks Saudi help to rescue citizens from Yemen

March 31, 2015 7:28 AM

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NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked Saudi Arabia´s new king for his support in efforts to evacuate some 4,000 stranded Indians from war-torn Yemen.

Modi expressed his "deep concern about the safety and welfare of the approximately 4,000 Indian citizens in Yemen" when Saudi King Salman telephoned him late evening, the Indian foreign ministry said.

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