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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
09-December-2013 16:57 IST
Indo-China Joint Military Exercise

The third India-China joint Army exercise was held in China from 4th to 14th November, 2013.

The Ministries of Defence of India and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Exchanges and Cooperation in the field of Defence in May, 2006, which provides for both sides to undertake measures to enhance mutual trust and understanding. In addition, both sides have also concluded various Agreements to maintain peace and tranquillity on the border. Government takes measures to pursue defence exchanges with China in accordance with these agreements and in a manner consistent with national interest.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri A.T. Nana Patil in Lok Sabha today.

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