UK Push On Security Tie-Ups With India
Daily Express|October 23, 2021
FOREIGN Secretary Liz Truss is to underline the growing importance of defence ties with India on a visit of the Royal Navy’s carrier strike group to Mumbai.
Gavin Cordon

On the final day of her mission to India, Ms Truss will today tour fleet flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth, which is holding exercises with the Indian military.

The 65,000-ton vessel is part of the group’s deployment to the Indo-Pacific region during heightened tensions with China.

Beijing officials reacted angrily last month to the AUKUS defence pact linking the UK, the United States and Australia, which was widely seen as a bid to counter China’s growing military assertiveness.

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