India, Singapore ink agreement to ensure freedom of navigation, vow to enhance defence ties

India and Singapore on Wednesday inked an agreement to enhance cooperation in the maritime security and called for ensuring freedom of navigation in critical sea lanes

FP Staff November 29, 2017 22:20:09 IST
India and Singapore on Wednesday inked an agreement to enhance cooperation in the maritime security and called for ensuring freedom of navigation in critical sea lanes. PIB
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India and Singapore on Wednesday inked an agreement to enhance cooperation in the maritime security and called for ensuring freedom of navigation in critical sea lanes. PIB
Both the 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 Singaporean counterpart Ng Eng Hen. PIB
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Both the 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 Singaporean counterpart Ng Eng Hen. PIB
The joint statement also added that both ministers look forward to the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the India-Singapore maritime bilateral exercise in 2018. PIB
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The joint statement also added that both ministers look forward to the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the India-Singapore maritime bilateral exercise in 2018. PIB
The Singaporean defence minister also expressed his appreciation for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's acceptance to be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue. PIB
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The Singaporean defence minister also expressed his appreciation for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's acceptance to be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue. PIB