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India, Singapore ink defence pact

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 09, 2018 Published on November 29, 2017

India and Singapore on Wednesday signed an agreement to deepen cooperation in the maritime security domain and called for ensuring freedom of navigation in critical sea lanes against the backdrop of China’s increasing military manoeuvres in the India-Pacific region.

The two countries also resolved to boost overall defence cooperation with a particular focus on combating terrorism during wide-ranging talks between Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Singaporean counterpart Ng Eng Hen.

Published on November 29, 2017
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