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India, Japan to ink pact on maritime security

Anirban Bhaumik

India and Japan may early next week ink a pact to step up cooperation between the Navies of the two nations to keep watch across Asia-Pacific for any maritime security threat, including the warships of China.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will hold the 13th India-Japan summit in Tokyo on October 28 and 29. The summit may see substantial progress in talks between the two sides for an agreement, which will lay a framework for expanding Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) cooperation between Indian Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defence Force.

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Source: deccanherald.com

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