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EU-India summit: joint statement and joint declarations

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At the 14th EU-India summit in New Delhi, India, on 6 October 2017, the leaders adopted a joint statement, reaffirming their commitment to strengthen the EU-India strategic partnership. 

Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, represented the EU. The Republic of India was represented by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

Joint statement of the EU-India summit, New Delhi, 6 October 2017

EU-India leaders also adopted joint declarations on  specific issues:

EU-India joint declaration on counter-terrorism, 6 October 2017
EU-India joint declaration on climate and energy, 6 October 2017

EU-India joint declaration on a partnership for smart and sustainable urbanisation, 6 October 2017

A number of other documents were also agreed during the summit:

  • Implementing Arrangement between the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) and the European Research Council (ERC)
  • New €500 million EIB loan agreement for Bangalore Metro Phase-II Project
  • Joint Declaration between the Interim Secretariat of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), and the European Investment Bank (EIB) aimed at mobilising investments for broad-based deployment of affordable solar energy applications across the 121 prospective member countries of the ISA