Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu in a heartfelt video wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the citizens of India, a 'Happy Independence Day'. The montage shared on the world leader's Twitter profile showcases several instances where Netanyahu and Modi have had interactions. "To my friend Prime Minister Modi and people of India, I just want to say Happy Independence Day. The relations between India and Israel are like never before, It is not merely cooperation, it is also a genuine friendship", PM Netanyahu can be heard saying.
Russian President Vladimir Putin in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated him on the occasion of Independence Day. Stating that India enjoys a high authority in the International Arena, the letter reads, "Your country rightfully takes pride in great achievements in economic, scientific, technological, cultural and other spheres".
Addressing India-Russia bilateral partnership, the document states that the relations are 'dynamically developing', and that he is convinced that through joint efforts fruitful bilateral cooperation will be strengethed. "It fully meets the interests of peoples of our countries and goes in line with the task of ensuring stability and security in Asia", the letter continues.
Meanwhile, the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo greeted the people of India on the eve of the country's Independence Day and said that over the past two decades India-US friendship has flourished into a strategic partnership. He said that the shared democratic values of the two nations, strong people-to-people ties and commitment to economic growth have further cemented the relationship.
"Over the past two decades, our friendship has flourished into a strategic partnership and we now cooperate on a range of important issues, from defense and counter-terrorism, to freedom of navigation and cutting-edge science, including in space," Pompeo said in a statement."As I said during my recent visit to India, the United States and India are great democracies, global powers, and good friends. I wish the people of India a joyful Independence Day," he said.