Indo-Pacific Region Current Affairs, GK & News

AUKUS: New security partnership for Indo-Pacific

US President Joe Biden administration has announced a new trilateral security partnership for the Indo-pacific. Security partnership was done between Australia, United Kingdom and United States. Highlights This security grouping called AUKUS, will focus towards advancing strategic interests in the Indo-Pacific region. Officials noted that, the trilateral grouping was security focused and is different but ..

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Modi to attend Quad summit on September 24

According to Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in Quad leaders’ summit in Washington on September 24. Highlights PM Modi is also scheduled to address the General Debate of high-level segment of 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on September 25. He will be ..

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Malabar Naval Exercise to begin on August 26

The navies of India, US, Australia and Japan are all set to conduct the Malabar Naval Exercise from August 26, 2021. Key Points The sea drill will be conducted off the Guam island, which is a territory of US. It is located 2,500 km east of the Philippines. The annual exercise will be four-day affair. ..

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US Navy conducted Freedom of Navigation Operation in Indian Ocean Region

The US Navy recently conducted Freedom of Navigation Operation in the Indian Ocean Region near Lakshadweep. During the operation, the US warship entered the Exclusive Economic Zone of India without seeking prior consent from India. The warship that entered Indian EEZ was a Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones. United Nations Convention ..

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QUAD Grouping: 3rd Ministerial Meeting over inclusive Indo-Pacific

The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) will hold its 3rd ministerial meeting on February 18, 2021. Highlights The meeting will be held to exchange their views on global and regional issues. It will focus on the practical areas of cooperation in order to maintain an open, free and inclusive Indo-Pacific region. The 3rd ministerial meeting of ..

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