NEW DELHI: On ‘Talking Point’, Ambassador Freddy Svane discusses relations being elevated to a Green Strategic Partnership at the virtual summit between Prime Ministers Mette Frederiksen and Narendra Modi on September 28, 2020, how the action plan is progressing, Denmark’s wind energy artificial islands that are planned to supply four million households power, how Copenhagen can help reduce water wastage, which is currently over 50 per cent in India, the India-EU Summit in Portugal in May and the momentum towards a trade and investment deal, the EU-China Comprehensive Investment Agreement, red tape for foreign investment in India, the Maritime India Summit, China’s claims that it’s a ‘near Arctic’ country, a stronger Indian role in the Arctic Council, and Prakash Padukone still having a lot of fans in his country. Ambassador Svane, in his second stint as envoy, is in conversation with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi.
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