India and Germany: A Partnership to Be Reckoned With
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MIN READSep 22, 2017 | 09:30 GMT
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shake hands after a conference in Berlin. The flourishing partnership between the two leaders' countries will doubtless pay off for both in the long run.
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Earlier this year, the leaders of Germany and India announced that they had taken their countries' relationship "to a new level." And to be sure, over the past few decades collaboration between the two has deepened on many different fronts. But Germany's interest in India isn't merely a byproduct of the Asian century, as the 21st century is now so frequently called. Rather, it has been building gradually over time, laying a sturdy foundation for the partnership that both countries are beginning to take more and more seriously....