India, US To Ink Landmark Defence Pact Today: Officials
Millennium Post Delhi|October 27 2020
India, US To Ink Landmark Defence Pact Today: Officials
Singh, Esper explored ways to further deepen cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region
NEW DELHI: India and the US will ink a landmark defence pact on Tuesday that will provide for sharing of high-end military technology, logistics and geospatial maps between their militaries, officials said after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held wide-ranging talks with his US counterpart, Mark T Esper, here.

During the talks, Singh and Esper explored ways to further deepen cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, enhance military-to-military ties, and reviewed key regional security challenges including in India's neighbourhood, officials said.

The sources said, while deliberating on regional security challenges, the two sides briefly touched upon India's border row with China in eastern Ladakh.

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October 27 2020