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Former Top Indian Diplomat Returns to Vienna

Published: March 28, 2019; 14:42 · (Vindobona)

Shivshankar Menon, former Foreign Secretary and National Security Adviser of India, who speaks some German, will visit Vienna in April, where he regularly visited the IAEA from 2008 to 2014, as a member of India's Atomic Energy Commission. At a time when tensions between India and Pakistan are particularly high, he will talk about "The New Asian Geopolitics".

Former top Indian Diplomat Shivshankar Menon returns to Vienna to give a speech about "The New Asian Geopolitics". / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Glenn Fawcett [Public Domain]

Shivshankar Menon (1949), former Indian Foreign Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs from 2010 bis 2014 and National Security Adviser of India under Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh, is an Indian diplomat who comes from a family of diplomats.

Prior to that he served as Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan, and Sri Lanka and ambassador to China and…

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