Buenos Aires, Dec 1 (PTI) Former American President George H W Bush was a leading statesman at a critical juncture of world history and passionate about strong Indo-US relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday. Also Read - Thousands of Mosquitoes Swarm Together To Form Tornado In Argentina. Watch Viral Video

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 - PM Narendra Modi Congratulates US President Joe Biden, Says Looking Forward To Work Together

Modi, who is currently in Argentina to attend the G-20 summit, expressed condolence on the death of the former US president. 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,” Modi tweeted.

“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.

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