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Chinese Defence Minister visits India

09-02-2012 19:12 BJT

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Chinese Defence Minister, Liang Guanglie, has arrived in India for meetings aimed at enhancing bilateral military cooperation. During the four day trip to India, Liang will discuss border security with his indian counterpart A.K. Antony.

It’s expected a new round of joint military exercises will be announced -- following a recent joint naval practice in Shanghai. Meanwhile, the two sides are expected to discuss relations with neighbours Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the security challenges they face when NATO forces start to leave the region in 2014.

General Liang’s trip to India is the first by a Chinese defence minister in eight years.

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