In slip of tongue, Imran Khan calls PM Modi Indian ‘president’ in UNGA speech

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Published: September 28, 2019 1:07:10 PM

In April, during a joint press conference with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Khan made a gaffe and said Germany and Japan shared a border, becoming a target for trolls. 

Imran Khan, Narendra Modi, Indian president, UNGA, Hassan Rouhani, germany, france, japanDuring his marathon speech at the 74th session of the UNGA, Khan goofed up once and called Prime Minister Modi as the “president”. (Reuters photo)

Imran Khan on Friday described Narendra Modi as “the Indian president”, in a slip of tongue by the cricketer-turned Pakistani prime minister. During his marathon speech at the 74th session of the UNGA, Khan goofed up once and called Prime Minister Modi as the “president”.

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In April, during a joint press conference with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Khan made a gaffe and said Germany and Japan shared a border, becoming a target for trolls. Khan, who was the captain of Pakistan’s 1992 World Cup winning team, kept on mentioning about the ties on the border of ‘Germany and Japan’ when he really meant, ‘Germany and France.’

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