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German General Staff College Interaction with DPG

Date: July 12, 2022

A three-man team from the Bundeswehr Command and Staff College, Hamburg, led by Lt. Col. Stefan Böttcher and accompanied by the German Defence Attaché in New Delhi, visited DPG for an interaction on Tuesday, 12 July 2022. The team was tasked to assess the current situation in Asia, with particular focus on Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean, and to define the military capacities, capabilities, partnerships and systems Europe needs to engage with regional partners over the next 20-30 years. The DPG senior faculty briefed them on India’s continental and maritime security imperatives and discussed prospects for India-EU cooperation. The discussion was conducted under the Chatham House Rule.