Tokyo seeks ‘2+2’ meeting with Foreign, Defence Ministers

India’s External Affairs Minister and his Japanese counterpart had held a telephone conversation to discuss maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region. The two countries have decided to hold their first 2+2 level dialogue this year ahead of Indian Prime Minister and Japan Prime Minister annual summit. The 2+2 meeting refers to a meeting of foreign… Continue reading Tokyo seeks ‘2+2’ meeting with Foreign, Defence Ministers

Modi, Abe back ‘free Indo-Pacific’

Modi, Abe back ‘free Indo-Pacific’ News: India and Japan outlined a vision document for strengthening bilateral relations at the 13th annual summit held in Japan recently. Important Facts: 2. Highlights of the vision document: Both sides called for a “free and open Indo-Pacific” which is usually seen as a response to China’s growing dominance in… Continue reading Modi, Abe back ‘free Indo-Pacific’

Gulf in strategic precepts

Gulf in strategic precepts News: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Japan to take part in an annual summit with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, to take stock of the challenges both nations face, notably with regard to the U.S. and China.

Touching base: On PM Modi’s visit to Japan

Touching base: On PM Modi’s visit to Japan News: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Japan to take part in an annual summit with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, to take stock of the challenges both nations face, notably with regard to the U.S. and China. Important Facts: 2. This will be the 13th… Continue reading Touching base: On PM Modi’s visit to Japan