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New Delhi: On Thursday, German Vice Chancellor Robert Habeck and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met in New Delhi to explore the numerous new chances for India and Germany to cooperate.

Jaishankar said on Twitter that they had also discussed the war in Ukraine and the state of the Indo-Pacific.

“Pleased to welcome Robert Habeck, the vice chancellor of Germany, to New Delhi. a fruitful debate on the numerous new potential for cooperation between Germany and India that a developing India offers. The war in Ukraine and the situation in the Indo-Pacific were also discussed, according to Jaishankar.

Habeck opened the Indo-German Business Forum in Delhi after flying into India early on Thursday for a three-day tour. The vice chancellor stated that Europe and China, which also happens to be the European Union’s biggest commercial partner, have a delicate relationship.

“Since China is our main trading partner, many German businesses have made investments there. It’s a sizable market, and this is true, for instance, of India and the United States, too, according to Habeck, who was speaking to reporters today in the nation’s capital.

The German Vice Chancellor stated that the Russian aggression on Ukraine is unprecedented and that it has altered everything in Europe when asked about India’s position in the Russia-Ukraine conflict and its decision to reject the price ceiling set by the Group of Seven (G7).

“The Russian onslaught against Ukraine is unusual from a European perspective. The post-Second World War peace order in Europe was wrecked. Everything in Europe has altered because of this historic occasion. Although Asia and Europe are geographically separated, the German minister added, “I urge all democracies throughout the world to be clear in language and political position that this is not acceptable.

A high-ranking official as well as a business delegation made up of top executives from major and medium-sized German enterprises are accompanying the German Vice Chancellor.

Vice-Chancellor Habeck is scheduled to meet at a high level with the Minister of Commerce and Industry of India, Piyush Goyal, the Minister of External Affairs, S. Jaishankar, and the Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh, according to the German Embassy.

Vice-Chancellor Habeck will travel to Mumbai and Delhi to visit various Indo-German cooperative companies.

According to the German Embassy in India, he also intends to meet with the Maharashtra government in Mumbai to visit a non-governmental organisation that promotes sustainable development and to exchange ideas with young Indian entrepreneurs.

Vice Chancellor Habeck will attend the G20 Energy Ministers conference in Goa on the final stage of his trip.

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