Monday, May 29, 2017

Merkel 'Looks East' in Meeting with Modi

A day after warning Germany's traditional Western partners, US and UK, Chancellor Angela Merkel shows that she can 'look East' as she meets with India's Modi:

“I am very optimistic about our future partnership.” Merkel’s remarks, made to her Christian Democrat party’s Bavarian allies in Munich, were all the more striking since Merkel, a fan of the United States as a teenager in Communist East Germany, has always been known as a convinced Atlanticist.

Looks like the Atlanticist camp's worst fears are being realized.

Meanwhile, Germany is a leader in renewable energy technology, which could be very useful for India's energy independence:

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