Honoring Mahatma Gandhi, the father of modern India, and dealing with Narendra Modi, the country’s current Prime Minister.
At their 14th summit in New Delhi, the European Union and India agreed to strengthen ties in key areas of security and, especially, trade.
The summit last year failed to make any headway on the resumption of long-stalled free trade talks.
But those days are over, said EU Council President Donald Tusk.
“I am happy that today we have agreed to further develop the political dimension of our relationship; that we have agreed to develop our dynamic trade and invetsment relations and that we have agreed to step up cooperation on global and regional issues.”
India is the world’s fastest growing economy.