14th EU-India Summit, 6 October 2017

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The European Union and India issued a Joint Summit Statement. Joint statements on combatting terrorism; on clean energy and climate change; and on smart and sustainable urbanisation were also adopted. Leaders took stock of the implementation of the comprehensive EU-India Agenda for Action 2020, endorsed at Summit held in March 2016.

Leaders also noted the ongoing efforts of both sides to re-engage towards relaunching negotiations for an India-EU broad based trade and investment agreement (BTIA).

The European Union was represented by the President of the European Council Donald Tusk and by the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. India was represented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The summit marked the 55th anniversary since the establishment of EU-India diplomatic relations.The fourteenth summit between India and the European Union was held in New Delhi on 6 October 2017.

Source Link http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/meetings/international-summit/2017/10/06/
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European Commission: DG Communication: IP/17/3728, 06.10.17: EU-India Summit: strengthening our strategic partnership and moving forward with our common agenda http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-3728_en.htm
European Commission: DG Communication: SPEECH/17/3751, 06.10.17: Keynote address by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EU-India Business Forum http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-3751_en.htm
European Commission: DG Communication: SPEECH/17/3747, 06.10.17: Remarks by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the joint press conference with President Donald Tusk and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of the 14th EU-India Summit http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-17-3747_en.htm
European Commission: DG Communication: STATEMENT/17/3743, 06.10.17: Joint Statement 14th India-EU Summit, New Delhi, 6 October 2017 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-3743_en.htm
Hindustan Times, 10.10.17: [Opinion] European Union and India are natural allies http://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/european-union-and-india-are-natural-allies/story-SiKS0rWQApIy5e0cAhs82N.html
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EurActiv, 04.10.17: [Opinion] EU must demand respect for human rights in trade talks with India http://www.euractiv.com/section/freedom-of-thought/opinion/eu-must-demand-respect-for-human-rights-in-trade-talks-with-india/
EUObserver, 09.10.17: [Opinion] EU-India summit: slow progress, except for security deal https://euobserver.com/opinion/139322
Deutsche Welle, 06.10.17: India and the EU vow to renew trade talks http://p.dw.com/p/2lP1W
European Council: Remarks by President Donald Tusk following the EU-India summit in New Delhi http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2017/10/06-tusk-remarks-india-summit-delhi/
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