Ajit Doval – Mohammed Mahfood
India – Indonesia Security Dialogue; Emphasis on terrorism prevention, protection, cybersecurity, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval On Thursday, he held a second India-Indonesia safety dialogue with Mohammad Mahfud, Indonesia’s Minister of Political, Legal and Security Affairs. There he mentioned political and safety points. The Indian Embassy in Indonesia tweeted, “National Security Adviser Ajit Doval co-chaired the India-Indonesia 2nd Security Dialogue (IISD) with Minister of Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mohammad Mahfood. In this dialog, he mentioned numerous points together with counterterrorism, maritime safety and cooperation in cybersecurity. Mahfood and Dowal acknowledged the significance of the normal pleasant relationship between the 2 international locations and the necessity for a complete strategic partnership. In a joint assertion, the 2 international locations expressed confidence that the IISD would strengthen cooperation between them and establish alternatives for additional nearer cooperation within the subject of political and safety points.
Two years in the past, India-Indonesia held its first safety talks, throughout which each international locations agreed to cooperate on safety and counterterrorism.
Conversations are seen as a method of strengthening the diplomatic relationship between the 2 international locations.
India and Indonesia are two main maritime powers within the Indo-Pacific area. Indo-Indonesia strategic efforts within the maritime sector could contribute to the steadiness of the Indo-Pacific.
The Straits of Malacca, Lombok and Sunda are a part of Indonesian territory. The Strait of Malacca connects the Andaman Sea (Indian Ocean) and the South China Sea (Pacific Ocean).
NSA Ajit Doval co-chaired 2nd India-Indonesia Security Dialogue with Mohammad Mahfud, Coordinating Minister of Political, Legal & Security Affairs. They mentioned points together with counterterrorism, maritime, protection and cyber: Indian Embassy in Indonesia pic.twitter.com/ICXrplKJd6
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The Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India are situated between South Asia and Southeast Asia. One of the busiest sea routes on the planet, adjoining to the western gate of the Strait of Malacca. Moreover, within the face of rising Chinese threats, Indonesia could also be seeking to purchase Indian protection applied sciences, together with the Brahmos missile, to strengthen its safety and push for joint manufacturing.
Indonesia will order 42 Rafale warplanes in a $ 8.1 billion deal as a part of a sequence of contracts, together with submarine improvement and ammunition, France’s protection ministry mentioned.
The US State Department just lately authorised the potential sale of F-15ID plane and associated tools to Indonesia in a $ 13.9 billion deal.