"Success against global terror is within reach if States adopt common strategy", according to tweets by the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin cited PM Modi as telling Hollande.

France was the first country to join the US-led coalition in air strikes on Islamic State insurgents in Iraq.

Hollande conveyed that France is keen to enhance economic cooperation and invited Modi to Paris next year.

"France express keenness to further strengthen economic ties," a tweet said.

PM Modi on Friday arrived here on five-day Australia visit. During his stay Modi will attend several bilateral meetings besides attending G20 Summit. In a rare display of warmth for Modi, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will host a grand reception for Indian Prime Minister  at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on November 18.

MCG can house over a lakh people but only a select audience, around 400 to 500 in number, consisting of prominent Australian politicians, Indians and cricket stars have been invited to this reception.

It’s the first bilateral visit of Modi to Australia by an Indian PM in 28 years.

A reception is also being hosted for Modi at Sydney Olympic Park on November 17. Modi will also be addressing the Australian Parliament in Canberra.

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