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- In the intro, mention the recently concluded G7 meet and India’s participation as an observer.
- In the body, mention that the participation of key economies of G20 in the G7 meet as observers points to the increasing influence of these economies. In the next part mention that India’s participation serves to advance its foreign and security policy objectives. Also mention that G7 is still a powerful grouping, with seven of its members in the top 10 economies of the world, three of them permanent members of the UNSC. Also, mention the strong language adopted against China in the G7 final communique on China’s expansive maritime claims.
- Conclude by mentioning that India’s participation points to India’s increasing clout and a change from rule-taker to rule-shaper.