They also discussed the forthcoming 6th Inter-Governmental Consultations

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Security and Foreign Policy Adivser to the German Chancellor Jens Plötner on Wednesday reaffirmed the strength and resilience of the strategic partnership between the two countries.

They also highlighted the immense potential that it holds for mutual benefit, sources said.

The two discussed a wide range of bilateral issues as well as major global developments, including in their respective regions, during a meeting in New Delhi, the sources added.

The visit of the German Security and Foreign Policy Adviser comes at a time when several other high level foreign dignitaries are visiting India for consultations on ongoing bilateral, regional and multilateral issues.

During the talks today, they are learnt to have agreed that the forthcoming 6th Inter-Governmental Consultations would provide an opportunity for the leadership on both sides to engage and intensify the bilateral partnership.

According to sources, NSA Doval and his German counterpart also discussed recent developments in their respective regions.

NSA Doval emphasized India’s consistent approach for the peaceful settlement of disputes in accordance with international law and our commitment to the UN Charter and the principles of respect for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of all States, the sources added.

Both the sides agreed to remain engaged on issues of mutual interest.