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- In the intro, mention distinct challenges posed to diplomacy by COVID-19.
- In the body, mention how pandemic and geopolitical changes set the stage for hyper activism in Indian foreign policy. Mention changes such as leadership change in the US, efforts to get China to disengage in Ladakh, Afghanistan crisis, climate change negotiations etc.
- Next, mention a distinct change of style of openness and readiness to deal with friends and foes alike.
- Conclude by mentioning that such a deft foreign policy will help India in deepening its relations.