India-France Partnership under the Leadership of Emmanuel Macron and Narendra Modi: An Analysis of Strategic Cooperation and Future Prospects

Keywords: India, France, Defence, Indo-Pacific, Strategic Partnership

Abstract

The India-France partnership has witnessed significant progress since 2014, particularly under the leadership of President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two countries have deepened their collaboration in a wide range of areas, including defence, space, energy, and technology which also impacted their cultural relations. This research provides an analysis of the strategic cooperation between India and France in the post-2014 period, with a focus on the achievements, challenges, and prospects for future collaboration.

The data is drawn from a range of primary and secondary sources, including official statements, reports, and media coverage. It begins with an overview of the historical context of India-France relations and the evolution of the strategic partnership in recent years. It then examines the key areas of cooperation between the two countries, highlighting the progress made in each of these areas.

Finally, the research explores the future prospects for the India-France partnership, particularly in the context of the changing global order and the growing importance of the Indo-Pacific region. It concludes that the India-France partnership has the potential to be a significant force for stability, prosperity, and security in the region, but will require sustained efforts from both countries to overcome the challenges and capitalize on the opportunities.

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2023-04-30
How to Cite
Singh, A., & Kala, T. (2023). India-France Partnership under the Leadership of Emmanuel Macron and Narendra Modi: An Analysis of Strategic Cooperation and Future Prospects. Social Development and Security, 13(2), 65-79. https://doi.org/10.33445/sds.2023.13.2.7
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