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Modi seeks to accelerate trade pact talks with Australia

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Mr Modi (left) and Mr Abbott leaving the House of Representatives chamber at Parliament House in Canberra. Mr Modi's trip to Australia is the first bilateral visit by an Indian PM since 1986.

Canberra

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi said he wants to speed up negotiations on a comprehensive economic partnership agreement with Australia as he seeks better access for Indian businesses to the nation's markets.

"This is a natural partnership arising from our shared values,