India-EU summit to be held in New Delhi on Nov 6: S M Krishna

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Prague, June 30 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Tuesday announced that India and the European Union will hold the next India-EU summit in the national capital on November 6 to strengthen their partnership.

Krishna announced the decision at the conclusion of the 20th India-EU Ministerial Troika meeting in Prague.

"The holding of annual summits between India and the EU reflects the importance of their relationship, I am pleased to announce that we have agreed to the date proposed by the EU, November 6, 2009, for the next India-EU Summit to be held in New Delhi," said Krishna.

During the meeting, the External Affairs Minister raised issues like global financial crisis and terrorism, and discussed meticulously with EU leaders.

"Today we shared assessment of our respective regions and also exchanged perspectives on global issues including the current international financial crisis, need for reform of international institutions, including the United Nations, energy, climate change and terrorism," said Krishna. (ANI)

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