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Indo-Pacific: Japan and Vietnam sign Agreements

On October 19, 2020, Japan and Vietnam signed agreements to ensure “free and open Indo-Pacific”. Also, the agreement will allow Japan to export its defence equipment to Vietnam. Highlights Recently, the QUAD grouping held in Tokyo, reaffirmed the significance of “free and open Indo-Pacific” and raised concerns over increasing Chinese influence in the region. The ..

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India and Taiwan Think Tanks join hands for Indo-Pacific Cooperation

The National Maritime foundation of India and Taiwan Asia Exchange Foundation recently signed a memorandum of understanding to foster cooperation in the Indo-pacific region. The two groups are major think tanks of the countries. Highlights The think tanks will set up a joint task force to deepen the bilateral dialogue in the Indo-pacific region. They ..

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What are the benefits for India in signing Defence Logistics Pact with UK?

Indi and UK are in the last stages of finalising Defence Logistics Pact. The pact will help in reciprocal use of airfields, bases, spares and supplies. India is looking forward and is pushing towards signing the agreement in the interests of Indo-Pacific region. India already has Logistics Pact with six other countries that have interest ..

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India-Japan sign Agreement for cooperation in AI, 5G, Critical Information Infrastructure

On October 7, 2020, India and Japan signed agreements of cooperation in Artificial Intelligence, 5G technology. The countries also agreed to give momentum to the supply chain initiative in the Indo-Pacific region. Highlights The agreements were signed between the External Affairs Minister Shri S Jaishankar and his Japanese Counter part Motegi. The agreement was signed ..

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QUAD Foreign Ministers meet held in Tokyo

On October 6, 2020, the foreign ministers of India, Japan, US and Australia held the Quad foreign ministers meet. India was represented by the External Affairs minister S JaiShankar. India at the meet India said that it remains committed in upholding rules-based international orders. India also mentioned that it is underpinned by rule of law, ..

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