India’s Modi and Pakistan’s Khan discuss regional peace in post-election call

India’s Modi and Pakistan’s Khan discuss regional peace in post-election call

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By Drazen Jorgic ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Imran Khan on Monday to congratulate him on his party’s victory in the Pakistan general election, with both men discussing regional peace. It was their first call since Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party emerged victorious from the July 25 vote that has been marred by claims of pre-election rigging and irregularities on the day. Khan, widely seen as Pakistan’s prime minister-in-waiting, is now courting independent candidates and minor parties to form a coalition government in a nation that has fought three wars with India.