India and France Agree to Strengthen Bilateral Defence Cooperation

India and France have agreed to strengthen bilateral defence cooperation as a key Pillar of strategic partnership between the two countries. Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman and French Minister for the Armed Forces, Ms. Florence Parly discussed a range of measures to expand military to military ties.

The joint Naval exercise named the VARUNA is scheduled in early 2018 between the two countries. The two Ministers also comprehensively reviewed developments in defence equipment and industry cooperation, where France is a major partner.
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Source- The Hindu