New Delhi, Dec 1 (PTI) Condoling the death of George H W Bush, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said the former US President was passionate about the strong relations between the India and the United States. Also Read - PM Narendra Modi Congratulates US President Joe Biden, Says Looking Forward To Work Together

Bush, the 41st president of the US who led America during the collapse of the Soviet Union and engineered the defeat of an audacious Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, died in Houston on Friday. He was 94. Also Read - Aliens Exist & They Are Secretly in Touch With Israel & America, Claims Ex-Israeli Space Chief; Says Donald Trump Knows About It

Condolences to the Bush family and the people of USA on the passing away of former President George H .W. Bush. He was a leading statesman at a critical period of world history. Also Read - Ahead of Christmas, Top US Scientist Fauci Warns of 'Surge Upon Surge' in COVID-19 Cases

“Former President George H. W. Bush was passionate about strong relations between India and USA. His presence will be sorely missed. May he rest in peace , the prime minister said.

Modi is currently in Argentina to attend the G-20 summit.

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