New Delhi, Feb. 10 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday conveyed to Chinese President Xi Jinping India's readiness to provide assistance to the country in dealing with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

In a letter to Xi, Modi expressed solidarity with the President and people of China, while also expressing his appreciation for facilitating evacuation of over 650 Indian citizens from China's Wuhan city, the epicentre of the outbreak, officials said.

Modi offered India's assistance to China to deal with the challenge and also conveyed condolences at the loss of lives due to the outbreak.p10

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