Merkel said her country would help India make progress in fighting climate change, adding that rich nations and emerging economies needed to strike a balance over the amount of responsibility they need to shoulder to prevent climate change, and not fight over it.
"We have to prove that we are willing to strike a balance," Merkel, who began a four-day visit to India on Monday, was reported as telling business leaders in New Delhi. "Multilateral agreements are of the essence."
Germany could help India become a more efficient user of energy by sharing technology, she was reported as saying.
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