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EU congratulates Manmohan Singh


Brussels : European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroro Saturday congratulated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi for the landslide victory of their party in the general elections.

Barroso said in a statement that the victory “acknowledged the achievements of the first United Progressive Alliance government under the leadership of PM Singh”.

“The electoral process was yet another impressive display of the strong democratic culture of India,” EuAsiaNews quoted Barroso as saying.

The European Commission is looking forward to continuing working with a Congress-led government to further strengthen relations between the European Union and India, he added.