Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman In France On 3-Day Visit

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has left for Paris on a three-day visit to France. Ms Sitharaman will hold wide-ranging talks with her French counterpart Florence Parly on ways to deepen strategic cooperation between the two countries and also deliberate on major regional and global issues of mutual interests. 
During the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, the two countries decided to expand strategic ties and deepen counter-terror cooperation. The two sides also inked a strategic pact providing for the use of each other’s military facilities including opening naval bases to warships. 
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Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018- 
  • France President: Emmanuel Macron, Capital: Paris, Currency: euro, CFP franc.