Rajnath Singh in Korea: Defence Minister Meets S Korean Defence Counterpart, Discuss Boosting Ties

During the meeting, both sides agreed that there was great potential to further boost defence ties.

Rajnath Singh in Korea: Defence Minister Meets S Korean Defence Counterpart, Discuss Boosting Ties
By: ABP News Bureau
Updated: 06 Sep 2019 09:57 AM
NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday met with his South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyeong-Doo. The two conducted bilateral talks where they reviewed defence cooperation between both countries.

During the meeting, both sides agreed that there was great potential to further boost defence ties.


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted "Had productive discussions with the Minister of National Defence of RoK (Republic of Korea), Mr Jeong Kyeong-Doo during a bilateral meeting.”

The ongoing Defence cooperation engagements have made good progress in recent years. We agreed that there was great potential to further enhance these ties," Singh further added.



Singh is currently on a three-day visit to South Korea since Wednesday with an aim to intensify bilateral defence and security relations.

India is developing strong military hardware cooperation with South Korea as the Indian Army has already inducted the K-9 Vajra self-propelled howitzers (which has roots in South Korea's K-9 Thunder) built in partnership with the Indian firm Larsen and Toubro.

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