Amid tensions with China, Rajnath Singh spoke to South Korea’s Defense Minister over phone
The Ministry of Defense said, “India and South Korea also agreed to pursue HUS agreements.
New Delhi:-Defense Minister Rajnath singh on Friday spoke to his South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyong-do. During the talks, Rajnath Singh stressed on further strengthening bilateral defense relations.
Officials gave this information. South Korea has been a major supplier of arms and military equipment to India for the past several years. Last year, the two countries finalized a draft for cooperation in joint production of various land and naval systems.
In May, the government announced an exemption in FDI rules in defense manufacturing by allowing 74 percent foreign direct. The telephonic conversation took place between India and China on the tension between the border issue.
Consensus reached on these issues
During the telephonic talks, regional developments related to shared security interests were also exchanged. Officials said the two ministers reviewed the committed to further strengthen defense cooperation between the armed forces.
Corona Issue was also Discussed
Officials said the two sides also discussed modalities for initiating joint production of military equipment and critical systems. The Defense Ministry said that Kovid-19 and agreed to work together to deal with the posed by the epidemic.