INDIA and Japan have reaffirmed commitment to take forward the initiatives of bilateral security cooperation under the framework of the two nations under the Special Strategic and Global Partnership.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday, May 9 held a telephone conversation with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono and resolved to strengthen bilateral relations. The two Defence Ministers had discussions on their respective responses to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Rajnath Singh informed Kono Taro about India’s contribution to international efforts against COVID-19 and discussed areas of mutual cooperation in the global fight against the pandemic. They also agreed that India-Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership provides a good basis for both countries to work together along with other countries in this regard to deal with the post-COVID-19 related challenges. (courtesy to Brahmand.com for the picture)