India is doing great, says Donald Trump

Washington: Speaking about India for the first time since he entered the presidential race, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said that India is doing great and nobody is talking about it.

In an interview to CNN, trump for the first time gave a glimpse on his thoughts on India saying, “That was the beginning of China. That was the beginning of India, when India -- by the way, India is doing great. Nobody talks about it. And I have big jobs going up in India. But India is doing great.”

Talking about America, Mr. Trump said, “Just look at this country. We have gone from this tremendous power that was respected all over the world to somewhat of a laughing stock.”

“All of a sudden, people are talking about China and India and other places, even from an economic standpoint. America has come down a long way, a long way. The United States has come down a long way, and it’s very, very sad. We’re not respected,” he added.

(With agency inputs)

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