Sushma Swaraj calls on Merkel, meets her German counterpart

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel here before delegation level talks began between the two countries.She also met German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.Ministry spokesperson Vikas
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IANS October 05, 2015 14:42 IST

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel here before delegation level talks began between the two countries.

She also met German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted: "A personal warmth. Sushma Swaraj calls on Chancellor Angela Merkel, welcomes her before delegation level talks."

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"Preparing the ground. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and (German) Foreign Minister Steinmeier have an early morning meeting to begin engagements."

Earlier in the day, Merkel was accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Merkel is on an India visit October 4-6. She is accompanied by a large delegation comprising cabinet ministers and businesspersons.

 
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