- Senior officials from India and France met in Paris from April 12 to 13 to examine ways to further expand their existing strong bilateral defense cooperation.
- The main subjects of discussion were new initiatives within the existing bilateral defense cooperation framework and strengthening existing defense engagements.
- These talks came after a five-day big naval wargame in the Arabian Sea.
During the two-day India-France Joint Staff talks that took place in Paris from April 12 to April 13, senior officials from India and France discussed ways to further strengthen their bilateral defense cooperation.
The talks, which took place in Paris from April 12 to 13, were attended by senior officials from both countries, and the talks were described as “friendly & pleasant”.
New initiatives within the scope of the existing bilateral defense cooperation framework, as well as improving the existing defense agreements, were the primary topics of discussion according to a statement from the Indian defense ministry.
In order to improve defense cooperation between the two countries, the India-France General Staff discussions were also held.
The talks come after a large-scale wargame in the Arabian Sea that was conducted in April of 2021 by the Indian and French navy fleets with the presence of the french nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, “Charles de Gaulle”, and the rest of its carrier strike group.