'Lovely coincidence' - Priyanka Chopra meets Prime Minister Modi in Berlin

"One day after Donald Trump infuriated Angela Merkel and the rest of his G-7 peers, when the USA president refused to endorse the Paris climate treaty, prompting the German chancellor to say that “the whole discussion about climate has been hard, or rather very unsatisfactory. here we have the situation that six members, or even seven if you want to add the European Union, stand against one", Germany's prime minister made what many have dubbed, an "era-defining" statement.

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted, "PM Narendra Modi and Chancellor Merkel is undertaking a comprehensive review of cooperation at the Plenary meeting of the Inter-Governmental Consultations".

Received by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Modi was accorded the ceremonial reception, where the national anthems of India and Germany were played.

The last IGC was held in New Delhi in October, 2015, when bilateral ties were significantly scaled up.

Germany is the first leg of the Prime Minister's six-day, four-nation European tour which will also see him going to Spain, Russia and France.

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Germany's small and medium size companies, known for having good technologies, should take the lead in forming these consortium, he pointed out.

The issue of radicalisation and terrorism and each country's experience in dealing with it was discussed, with recent terrorist events in Europe also mentioned in this context, she said.

Modi and Chancellor Merkel will also conduct a meeting with senior business leaders before inaugurating the Indo-German Business Forum tomorrow.

Schloss Meseberg, around 65 km from Berlin, is the country retreat of the German Chancellor and the official state guest house of the German government.

"The leaders also touched upon OBOR (one Belt One Road)". An official statement from the Prime Minister's Office mentioned that the meeting lasted almost for three hours and India's economic reform agenda including the GST, was appreciated. The European Union has gone on to become one of Washington's key economic partners, and the world's largest trading bloc. There was appreciation for India's economic reform agenda, including the GST.

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Merkel praised India for implementing that climate pact very "intensively and in a very committed way" and Modi said people had no right to ruin the environment for future generations.

"Everything that happens in India - politically, economically and socially - has, because of the country's size and importance, a direct impact on the whole world, including us".

The two leaders - who will meet again at a G20 summit in the German city of Hamburg in July - are also expected to discuss the growing military reach of China across the contested South China Sea and into the Indian Ocean.

Michael van Hulten, a fellow at the London School of Economics, called Merkel's speech "huge - German chancellor signalling the end of the post-WW2 Western consensus".

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