India ready to ink naval cooperation deal with Singapore
India ready to ink naval cooperation deal with Singapore


New Delhi: India on Wednesday will ready to ink a means naval cooperation deal with Singapore to boost ties with the country.

Worth mentioning here India’s Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Singaporean corresponding person NG Eng Hen will have the meeting today.

Throughout the bilateral, both the sides are expected to sign an agreement for giving that logistics hold up and reside firing exercises to Singapore in the Andamans, Defense officials affirmed.

In a deal, Ng Eng Hen stated about the pact as referring to rising defense cooperation between the armed forces of the two nations.

 Ng Eng tagged India a "regional power" in the Indo-Pacific region, further saying it is a "natural partner" of all nations in Southeast Asia.

Probe into regional security concerns, Ng Eng sounded serious of the proposed quadrilateral association among India, the USA, Japan, and Australia, stating it is not of use to cast one coalition in opposition to another.

 Ng Eng stated "polarizing defense and trade" would not be useful for the region and asked for skill a "stable system" wherein all small and large states have ways and means to determine clashes through peaceful sources.

 (With inputs from PTI)

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