Kabir Taneja quoted in a piece on Saudi Arabian Crown Prince’s India visit

Takshashila Scholar Kabir Taneja quoted in the National. Kabit notes Saudi Arabia’s shift towards India and mentions how the cooperation between the two countries is broadening.

Saudi crown prince’s visit underscores India’s regional importance

“But as Washington mends relations with Iran, and as Saudi Arabia and the United States face friction over Syria, geopolitics has pitched the Gulf countries even closer to India, said Kabir Taneja, a research scholar at the Takshashila Institution, a Chennai-based think tank.

“Saudi Arabia’s shift towards India has been happening for a couple of years now,” Mr Taneja told The National. “And the parameters of cooperation are broadening. They’re looking actively to invest now. Instead of just providing oil, they want a strategic partnership.”

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