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Japan – India Summit telephone talk between Modi and Abe; Agreement signed between Armed Forces

New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe spoke for around 30 minutes over a telephone call today. Japan government readout titled this talk as ‘Japan-India Summit Telephone Talk’.

Indian side statement:

Japan side statement:

India – Japan sign agreement on Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services between Forces of both countries

India and Japan signed an Agreement between the two countries concerning Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services between the Armed Forces of India and The Self-Defense Forces of Japan. The agreement was signed here yesterday by Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and Ambassador of Japan Mr Suzuki Satoshi.

This agreement establishes the enabling framework for closer cooperation between the Armed Forces of India and Japan in reciprocal provision of supplies and services while engaged in bilateral training activities, United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, Humanitarian International Relief and other mutually agreed activities.

The agreement will also enhance the interoperability between the Armed Force of India and Japan thereby further increasing the bilateral defence engagements under the Special Strategic & Global Partnership between the two countries.