The curtains came down on a successful G20 summit hosted by India with a 100% consensus on the Delhi Declaration. The declaration saw watered down language on the Russia Ukraine war to reach a consensus. The African Union has become the latest member of the grouping. On the sidelines of the summit, the U.S., Saudi Arabia, UAE and India, among others, announced an ambitious infrastructure project-the India Middle East Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC), seen as a counter to China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
On the 15th and final Episode for the current season of the foreign policy podcast Beyond Nation and State on Suno India, Independent Journalist and Host Smita Sharma spoke to retired career diplomat Navdeep Suri. Navdeep Suri has served as Indian Ambassador to UAE and Egypt, former High Commissioner to Australia and is a Distinguished Fellow with the Observer Research Foundation.